Where have all the deer gone? February 17, 2017 Iowa

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Where have all the deer gone? February 17, 2017 Iowa, Quad City Times
... A conservative estimate of the population in 1936 placed statewide numbers between 500 and 700 animals ... By 1950, deer were reported in most counties and the statewide estimate topped 10,000...  the first modern deer season was held in December of 1953, and 4,000 deer were taken. The harvest in 1996 exceeded 100,000 for the first time ever...


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