Tracking The Southern Rut December 28, 2011 Florida

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Tracking The Southern Rut December 28, 2011 Florida,

... Everglades whitetails rut in summer, so fawns are born during the dry months of February and March, and offspring have a better chance to survive ... In southwest Louisiana, deer begin breeding in late August, with a peak in late September and early October ... In the Atchafalaya Basin, bucks are rutting from late January into February, sometimes well into March. 

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