Nanaimo City watching effects of Interior deer cull December 23, 2011 Canada

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Nanaimo City watching effects of Interior deer cullDecember 23, 2011 Canada, Nanaimo News Bulletin
... In early October, the Kootenay city of Cranbrook was approved by the B.C. government to cull 25 deer .."We know there will be a strong resistance to a cull and personally I'm opposed to one as well ... " said [Mayor John] Ruttan. "The city takes the position this is a provincial matter ... The city doesn't have the training ... even if there was a desire to do it and in my opinion, there isn't." ... Cranbrook harbours larger, more aggressive mule deer, while Nanaimo is home to smaller black-tailed deer.

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