Female deer disperse farther than males, present disease-control challenge June 28, 2016 Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

Female deer disperse farther than males, present disease-control challenge June 28, 2016 Pennsylvania, EurekAlert (press release)
... "Dispersal of female deer is density dependent, meaning that higher deer densities lead to greater dispersal rates... Although not as many females disperse in Pennsylvania -- 8 to 24 percent of females versus 50 to 75 percent of males -- there end up being more of them, because they live longer than males and they disperse an average of 11 miles compared to 5 miles for males." ...


These articles have been reviewed for relevance and content.  Some links to the original article may no longer be active.

Related News and Information