Long, hard winter has been tough on deer April 6, 2014 Minnesota

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Long, hard winter has been tough on deer April 6, 2014 Minnesota, Minneapolis Star Tribune
... winter severity index (WSI) — used to predict winter’s impact to wildlife — is breaking records ... Until recently most of the dead whitetails Tom Rusch has encountered were fawns.  “Now we’re seeing and getting reports of adult deer starving, too,’’ said Rusch, DNR area wildlife manager at Tower in northeastern Minnesota...

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