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Cache Valley residents plead for help with urban deer problem May 5, 2011 Utah

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Cache Valley residents plead for help with urban deer problem  May 5, 2011  Utah  Urban  Cache Valley Daily
By BRANDON HADLEY / Hard News Cafe CACHE COUNTY —

 Anyone who has driven along the benches in Cache Valley lately may have noticed what seems to be a growing population of deer roaming the foothills and in some cases, even neighborhoods. ...“The snow drives them out of the mountains in the winter and into our yards to forage. They’ve been doing this for hundreds of years,” said Jake Dinsdale of Hyde Park. “People just need to understand that the deer are going to come down and eat, they’re adapting just like we are. We’re building higher and higher, pushing them up the mountain.” According to Cache County Animal Control, not too many complaints are made in regards to the free-roaming deer. “I think most people just sort of expect it,” said animal control officer Danny Hulse.


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