Long Island, LI hunters kill nearly 3500 deer during season, most in 8 years July 15, 2015 New York

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... due in part to looser regulations designed to make it easier for recreational hunters to cull a growing deer herd, state environmental officials said.  Bow and firearm hunters killed 3,491 white-tailed deer on Long Island between Oct. 1 and Jan. 31. That is a 22 percent increase over the 2,873 killed in the previous season and the largest deer harvest in at least eight years ...

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