Two one-in-a-million deer, deer life span December 21, 2013 Vermont

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Two one-in-a-million deer, deer life span December 21, 2013 Vermont, Burlington Free Press 
...  a buck that makes it to its third birthday is old. Those that make to age 4 or 5 are really old. Anything beyond that is ancient and, in Vermont at least, almost as rare as hen’s teeth.  Hunting is the main reason why, as numerous studies have shown that hunting is the principal source of mortality for bucks that have survived their first winter...


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