White-tailed Deer Study Helps Biologists June 6, 2011 North Dakota

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White-tailed Deer Study Helps Biologists  June 6, 2011 North Dakota Population KSJB

By Greg Freeman, ND Game and Fish BISMARCK - A study of white-tailed deer in the Wing-Tuttle area has provided North Dakota Game and Fish Department biologists with invaluable information. Bill Jensen, Department big game biologist, said research ...Some of the information biologists have obtained centers on general movement, and Jensen said the average distance deer move from summer to winter habitat is 3.8 miles. “The farthest a deer traveled was 17 miles, and the flip side of that is some didn’t move much as they stayed in the immediate vicinity of where they were collared,” he said.


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