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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.

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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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