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Conditions lead wildlife to roadsNovember 17, 2011 Texas, Times Record News
... wildlife biologist Charlie Newberry. "When the pastures are all dried out, then you get any type of rainfall at all it runs off the roads and collects in those ditches. That's where the green vegetation is going to be, then you're going to have deer feeding in those areas and getting hit." ... recent surveys have found the fawn survival rate dipping to between 10 and 15 percent... body conditions per age class are down 10 to 15 pounds overall.

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