Rescue Organization Says DEC's Ruling on Helping White-Tailed Deer 'Draconian' May 18, 2016 New York

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... This new condition is not only inhumane and cruel, it goes against our purpose as wildlife rehabilitators," she said. "If deer are injured or hit by a car, we don't argue about the deer population. We just try to help all animals." ...
... State Department of Environmental Conservation officials on Feb. 10 sent the state’s 1,400 licensed wildlife rehabilitators a notice that the treatment of adult white-tailed deer is “prohibited.” It also states that fawns may be rehabilitated only between April 15 and Sept. 15.  DEC officials did not cite a reason in the notice ...


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