The Great West Virginia Deer Cull

The second Thursday in November has just passed. In most of the country, thoughts will be about the big feast that comes exactly seven days later, but not in my part of the world. This coming week does include American … Continue reading

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Deer in the gray thicket

Got some nice footage of some deer on the trail camera this week. One is a bit goofy: The other is a beautiful scene as trio of deer come through the thicket after a rainy night: There is a major … Continue reading

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Deer eating bird feeder scraps

Winter makes animals do odd things. Natural History

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Hitler’s deer friends

Hitler feeding some roe deer, 1936. Good thing these deer met the animal-loving Hitler and not Goering, who probably would have shot them! I am aware that Western roe deer are found throughout Europe, but I most strongly associate them … Continue reading

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The Story of Fallow Deer

This is a fascinating story of how humans spread the fallow deer from the Eastern Mediterranean through Western Europe. It’s not a native species to Britain, but this is the story of the researchers who are looking into how it … Continue reading

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White-tailed deer eating with wild turkeys

White-tailed deer and Eastern wild turkeys eating at the same table! Source. Two deer, a buck and a doe, shared their feeding station with a mega-flock of turkeys this week. Here’s the playlist, with all sorts of turkey and deer goodness! … Continue reading

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Garden Plot: Chiggers, poison ivy and those darn deer

Garden Plot: Chiggers, poison ivy and those darn deer Virtually invisible at less than one-hundredth of an inch long, the little demon mites lurk in weedy brush areas and burrow under the skin of unsuspecting humans they encounter. They don't … Continue reading

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