South Florida Deer Research Project Quarterly Update [PDF] July, 2015

Florida Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

...  The 7 female deer mortalities are categorized as follows: 1 bobcat predation event, 5 panther predation events and 1 panther predation event confounded with capture (mortality occurred within 12 days of capture).  The 5 male deer mortalities were categorized as panther predation events. In some instances we cannot definitively eliminate the possibility of scavenging, and the causes of all mortality data should be considered preliminary ...

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