Regarding white-tailed deer, history November 17, 2011 Indiania

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Regarding white-tailed deer November 17, 2011 Indiania, Brazil Times, Ag Corner, By Jenna Smith, Ag Natural Resources Extension Educator

... At one point, white-tailed deer were nearing extinction in Indiana. To help combat this, in 1934, the Division of Fish and Game began to restock the population. The initial way they did this was by trapping 400 deer in Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania and North Carolina... Once trapped, these deer were transported to state and federal properties in the southern hills of Indiana and released.... The antler tissue is one of the fastest growing tissues known to man .... You cannot tell the age of the deer by its antlers.

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