Watch out for deer in November November 18, 2011 Iowa

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Watch out for deer in November November 18, 2011 Iowa, Daily Freeman Journal

... The deer road kill count in Iowa in 2010 was about 10,000 ... about 23 percent of the dead deer ... were counted during the month of November,,, yhe DNR said there has been a significant drop in vehicle-deer collisions in the last several years. In 2004, for example, the deer road kill county in Iowa was 15,361. Last year, it was 10,053 ... it appears the decrease is the result of the declining deer population .... The deer harvest peaked in 2005 at more than 211,000, but has been decreasing steadily to about 127,000 in 2010. 

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