Valley Forge deer cull: 600 killed March 28, 2011 Pennsylvania Urban Philadelphia Inquirer

Valley Forge deer cull: 600 killed  March 28, 2011 Pennsylvania   Urban  Philadelphia Inquirer
By Anthony R. Wood
Federal sharpshooters have killed 600 deer at Valley Forge National Historical Park - or nearly half the park's deer population - officials announced this afternoon. ...Park officials estimated that 1,277 deer were living in Valley Forge before the culling began in November. Ultimately the goal is to reduce the herd to well under 200....Animal-rights activists have asked U.S. Appeals Court judges in Philadelphia to halt the shootings. ...Lee Hall, an attorney with Friends of Animals, said today.

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