TWRA want red deer removed from the wild December 30, 2011 Tennessee

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TWRA want red deer removed from the wild December 30, 2011 Tennessee, WBIR-TV
Unlike the elk, the red deer is one animal the TWRA does not want to see in the wild. "There's about 25 of them according to the Claiborne County officer ... " said Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency's Matt Cameron... The TWRA said any species not native to Tennessee's wildlife could cause harm to other animals in the wild. In this case, the elk. It's an animal officials have been trying to reintroduce to areas, like the Smokies, since 2001... A first-of-its kind hunt will take place on January 14th ...

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