A low-snow winter April 2, 2012 New Hampshire

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A low-snow winter April 2, 2012 New Hampshire, Bennington Banner
... "A winter like this is great from a deer’s perspective," says Kent Gustafson, deer project leader for the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. In northern New England, white-tailed deer are at the northern end of their North American range. So not only do more deer survive the winter, but healthier does produce healthier fawns, so more fawns survive. Moose, on the other hand, are at the southern edge of their range in Vermont and New Hampshire and find warm winter temperatures stressful ... 


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