Many hunters missed David Moreland's deer season predictions, timing of the rut January 7, 2013 Louisiana

Louisiana Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

... David Moreland's ...  the now retired State Wildlife Division chief and State Deer Study leader ... fawns in the southwest, central and northwestern parishes were born much earlier, maybe as much as two months earlier, than fawns in eastern, southeastern and south-central parishes....His explanation made sense: Deer were breeding later so that their fawns would have a better chance to survive in areas where there was annual late spring-summer flooding...

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