Puny acorn crop leads to more roadkill November 22, 2013 Virginia

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Puny acorn crop leads to more roadkill November 22, 2013 Virginia, Roanoke Times
... Matt Knox, a deer program manager for the DGIF, said the dearth of acorns this fall might have delayed the rut because bucks and does have been leaner than during a season of abundant acorns.  He said deer will leave forested areas to browse vegetation because without acorns the woods provide little more than cover for the animals... “Deer are going to have to move more when there is an acorn failure,” ..

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