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... “If deer have good habitat, they can overcome predation,” Wallenfang said. “Everybody talks wolves, but some of the research (in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan) is showing that coyotes have probably the biggest impact on deer — bigger than wolves and bears.” ... “The quotas were cut extremely low in the north ... Those units have not recovered, Wallenfang said, due to a combination of lack of timber harvest — old growth forests offer little in food or cover — predation and winter mortality.

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