Elk, white-tail numbers good; antelope, mule deer aren't as strong October 17, 2012 Montana

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Elk, white-tail numbers good; antelope, mule deer aren't as strong October 17, 2012 Montana, Great Falls Tribune
... “We have lots of elk,” said Brent Lonner, FWP wildlife biologist in Fairfield....  Mule deer numbers are slowly improving ... “It’s better than 10 years ago, but not like it was in the late 1970s and ’80s.”  And white-tailed deer are plentiful ... Mule deer numbers are down in the Missouri Breaks, but the numbers improve on the prairie south of the Missouri River ... White-tailed deer still are rebounding from last year’s outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease.  “So far we’ve had no reports of the disease this year,” 


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