Coyotes a growing threat to deer in region May 9, 2012 Michigan

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Coyotes a growing threat to deer in region May 9, 2012 Michigan, Cheboygan Daily Tribune, By Mark Spencley 
... Deer in northern Michigan have it tough. Harsh winters, high hunting pressure, and limited food sources ... Dean Beyer, a wildlife research biologist with the Department of Natural Resources, is heading up a fawn mortality and predation study in the Upper Peninsula. From what he has seen, coyotes are an undeniable threat to the deer herd. “As far as predation, coyotes have killed more fawns than any other predator in our study,” he said.

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