New York, Growing Deer Herds Unwelcome at New York City Parks November 27, 2014

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Growing Deer Herds Unwelcome at New York City Parks November 27, 2014 New York Times 
...  deer were scarcely seen in the five boroughs before 2000 ...  ... The plan is to keep the fence around the four plots of land, called exclosures, until the saplings are 10 feet tall or big enough to survive the deer’s voracious appetites...   on Staten Island put their numbers at just 24; the animals were believed to have swum from New Jersey. But that number has exploded: An aerial count of the herd last winter, using infrared technology, put the number of deer in the borough at 763...


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