Deer are starting to die from winter's deep snow March 1, 2020 Minnesota

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Deer are starting to die from winter's deep snow March 1, 2020 Minnesota, Duluth News Tribune
... several months of deep snow on the ground may have catastrophic consequences for many of the Northland’s whitetail deer... mortality due to winter weather and predation will be significantly above average after this winter...,

Fewer doe permits expected for the 2020 season April 11, 2020 Minnesota, Mesabi Daily News
...  the 2019-20 winter season ranked in the top 10 for severity over the past 50 years in northern St. Louis and Lake Counties... a lot of deer most likely didn’t make it through the season ..,

Tower-area deer faced 114 days of deep snow April 12, 2020 Minnesota, Duluth News Tribune
... Winter severity index for Arrowhead region was well into severe category, will impact deer herd for years... The problem was made worse by a sudden warm spell in March that, when temperatures fell again, created a thick crust on the snow. That crust allowed predators like wolves to run on top while loping deer broke through ...

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