Urban wildlife: There are humane alternatives to ineffective culls June 11, 2013 British Columbia

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Urban wildlife: There are humane alternatives to ineffective culls June 11, 2013 British Columbia, Vancouver Sun
... Nicholas Read, author of a book on urban wildlife ... American studies going back to 1951 have repeatedly found that with urban deer populations, per-capita reproduction is density dependent, so as population is decreased by slaughter, the number of fawns born and reared to maturity increases in inverse proportion to cull rates. It seems that the best way to stabilize urban wildlife populations might be to allow them to find a natural balance based on what the city environment will support ...




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