Fawns Captured for Wisconsin Deer Predation Study June 29, 2012 Wisconsin

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Fawns Captured for Wisconsin Deer Predation Study June 29, 2012 
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wildlife researchers take you along in the field as they conduct research that takes a look at what influences the survival of white-tailed deer fawns. Find out how you can be an active participant in this effort! [see video below]

Fawns captured for Wisconsin Deer Predation Study

Fawns captured for Wisconsin Deer Predation Study


Deer researchers hunt for informationJune 30, 2012 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... The work is being paid for with $2 million from the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Fund, an excise tax on firearms, ammunition and other hunting and archery supplies. The buck study has a primary goal of improving the Sex-Age-Kill deer population model.... Hunting was the leading cause of mortality in both study areas for both bucks and does ... In the east, road kills ranked second as a cause of adult deer mortality... In the north, predation was second. 

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