Mayor seeks action on culling of deer November 10, 2011 Canada

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Mayor seeks action on culling of deer November 10, 2011 Canada, Victoria Times Colonist

... the CRD board voted in favour of the study [on urban deer management]. It is to be completed in three months, a request made by Oak Bay Mayor Christopher Causton.... CRD staff said the study provides more than just a deer census; it will outline how the public can be engaged and educated on the deer problem and options.... A local cull would likely be carried out similarly to that in Cranbrook, where deer are caught in netted-cage traps and killed with a bolt gun, similar to the system of killing cows in slaughterhouses.

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