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Deer population not an easy explanation June 7, 2011 Ohio

Deer population not an easy explanation - Toledo Blade June 7, 2011 Urban 

Beginning with incursions from neighboring states in the early 1930s, Ohio's deer herd grew from about 17000 deer in 1970 to an estimated 700000 deer today. ... Don Rettig, director of the Metroparks of the Toledo Area, has said on multiple occasions that he would not hesitate to recommend a professional culling of deer if it is shown that they are damaging sensitive parks habitats irreversibly. Rettig openly has shared the parks’ studies and the numbers and so far, he is right in not taking that step.

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