Fairfax City will sterilize, not hunt deer December 12, 2013 Virginia

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Fairfax City will sterilize, not hunt deer December 12, 2013 Virginia, WTOP
... The City of Fairfax will be the first jurisdiction in Virginia to allow female deer to be surgically sterilized in an effort to control the animals' numbers...  Fairfax Mayor Scott Silverthorne ... "(With) archery, there was just too much evidence, at least for me, to get comfortable with the humane question." ...he's heard of cases locally and around the country in which a deer managed to live as long as several days after being shot with an arrow. 

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