Deer taken from Presque Isle in annual hunt December 16, 2011 Pennsylvania

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Deer taken from Presque Isle in annual hunt December 16, 2011 Pennsylvania,

... Park officials have said they don't know the number of deer living on the peninsula but it's well below the estimated population of 220 in 1990 .... Besides the condition of the deer shot during this month's hunt, Best [assistant park manager] said officials are seeing other signs of "a relatively healthy (deer) population that's not doing harm to the environment." Those signs include evidence that deer are eating small shoots and what's on the ground rather than eating up into the tree line ... 

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