Mortality Rate High for WI Big-Woods Fawns July 8, 2012 Wisconsi

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Mortality Rate High for WI Big-Woods Fawns July 8, 2012 Wisconsin, Field and Stream (blog)
... DNR researchers captured and radio-collared 30 fawns in the spring of 2011; by April of this year only 6 were still alive. Predation was the leading cause of mortality, accounting for 15 dead fawns (bears killed 5, “unknown predators” took another five, bobcats nailed 4 fawns, coyotes got one, and “unidentified canid” took another). Hunters, poachers, vehicle collisions and another “unknown” rounded out the list... 

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