Shelter Island, Nothing new under the Shelter Island sun: 100 years ago a massive effort tried to cull deer herd May 13, 2016 New York,

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Shelter Island, Nothing new under the Shelter Island sun: 100 years ago a massive effort tried to cull deer herd May 13, 2016 New York, Shelter Island Reporter
...  100 years ago this week...High-powered rifles ...  they would kill every deer they could sight... Pratt’s plan prompted outrage from animal lovers around the nation and from sportsmen who hated to see game wasted...  thousands of protest letters and telegrams swamping his Albany office, Pratt issued a reprieve and, ignoring expert advice that deer could not be herded, ordered they be rounded up ...

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