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Fawn survival, antler size at risk from lack of rain July 28, 2011, Texas




Fawn survival, antler size at risk from lack of rain July 28, 2011, Texas, San Antonio Express 

... “What I am seeing traveling around Texas is that in much of the state, we have a very low fawn crop, so in three or four years, that’s really going to hurt us with a gap in mature bucks and does,” said James “Dr. Deer” Kroll, director of the Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research and the College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University...Older bucks are doing well because they do not need as much to get by, and does are in good shape, he said....“The reason is that they’ve lost their fawns and they’re not nursing,” he said.


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