Mule Deer Survival Update April 2013 May 15, 2013

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Mule Deer Survival Update April 2013 May 15, 2013   Idaho Fish and Game
Mule deer survival over this past winter promises to be better than average.  Mule deer populations require good overwinter survival of does and fawns, and a high doe:fawn ratio going into winter.  The quality of habitat, particularly summer habitat in conjunction with winter severity drive mule deer population growth. 

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