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Lucrative market is luring deer smugglers October 18, 2011 Texas



Lucrative market is luring deer smugglers October 18, 2011 Texas, By chron.com Outdoors
... The imports are illegal, as the state tries to protect Texas deer against diseases that could decimate native herds....Some people might find deer breeding a strange niche because the state’s deer are so plentiful they can be nuisances, munching on gardens and straying onto roads....It’s legal, as long as it involves registered, captive deer from within the state. Capturing wild deer, or importing new stock from out of state, is not. Importing out-of-state semen is allowed.

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