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Mule deer fawn mortality high in Bear Lake County March 18, 2011 Idaho




Mule deer fawn mortality high in Bear Lake County March 18, 2011 Idaho Idaho State Journal POCATELLO —
...survival rates of mule deer fawns have been slightly above normal throughout most of Southeast Idaho... high mortality rates in Bear Lake County. ...Toby Boudreau, regional wildlife manager for the department, estimates survival rates elsewhere in the region are at least 50 percent, which is typical of an average winter. In Bear Lake County, however, Boudreau estimates mortality could be in the 70 percent range...To help with survival rates, the department has been feeding between 2,500 and 3,000 deer this winter, mostly in Bear Lake County


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