GPS study confirms easy winter for deer in northwest Minnesota March 25, 2012

Minnesota Population Deer Population and Management News Archive


Last winter, almost all of the deer in the study made extensive movements, mostly to wintering areas with thicker cover. This year, the collared deer didn't move much at all, and no mortality has been recorded.... “Last winter, half of them died ... wolves killed six of the 16 collared animals. According to Dr. Michelle Carstensen, Wildlife Health Program coordinator for the DNR ... 


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