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California deer infected with non-native lice

May 30, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

California deer are suffering from an infestation of non-native lice that’s causing baldness and other health problems.


The Deer Next Door

April 01, 2005 by Bruce Morris

It certainly seems that we’re seeing more deer all over our neighborhoods. But how can these large mammals make a living among all the cars and houses? Writer Bruce Morris took the time to observe the deer in his suburban Belmont backyard. What he learned may surprise you: These deer weren’t just “making do”; they were thriving. With surprisingly small home ranges, suburbanized deer are redefining our built landscapes to fit their needs—an orchard becomes a fawning zone, an abandoned garden a nursery, a wooded lot a feeding area.

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