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A Bad Winter Ahead For Local Wildlife November 4, 2011 Texas

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A Bad Winter Ahead For Local Wildlife November 4, 2011 Texas, Johnson City Record Courier, TX

"There are three elements in wildlife habitat," said Mike Krueger [district leader for the Edwards Plateau area for Texas Parks & Wildlife’s wildlife division], "food, water and cover. A drought takes away all three, and when you take away the habitat, you take away the wildlife." ... "Even if the populations returns to normal reproduction next year, there will be fewer one-year-olds, and the next year the dip will be among two-year-olds, and so on until they all have died off.

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