Restoration programs, environmental changes bring resurgence of wildlife in Indiana October 12, 2014

Indiana Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... [deer] were extirpated in Indiana by 1900 with the last deer reported in Knox County in 1893, and no deer were present from 1893-1934 ...  According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, deer are creatures of habit and generally roam a range of one to two square miles. Controlled hunting seasons ensure the health of the deer population and provide recreational hunting to nearly 200,000 Hoosiers each year...

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