Why Deer Crave Salt August 2, 2013 Indiana

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Why Deer Crave Salt August 2, 2013 Indiana,  Jackson Sun
... Dr. Harmon Weeks, Professor of Wildlife Ecology Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue University...Salt is very important to many living things and for various reasons, he noted. As an example the cytoplasm in blood cells is composed of salts...  new vegetation is very high in potassium, which is very closely linked to sodium.... lush, green stuff is also 80 percent water. Well, it is flushing the system and the bodies are eliminating four to five times as much water then when they were on a winter diet....

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