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Croatia Chronicles – Left or Right Brain

One of the more engaging presentations at the Deer Biology Congress was a study of aggressive behavior in red deer […]

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Croatia Chronicles – Scraping the Surface

With hunting season right around the corner, the rut is on everybody’s mind. The rut is a topic often covered […]

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Gut Feeling

Summer is in the home stretch. And while we’ve been going to fairs, baseball games, and festivals, bucks and does […]

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Unpredictable Prey

You are a predator. Deer aren’t going to just stand there and wait to be eaten.  Humans often forget that […]

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Caution!

We talk about deer movements a lot on this blog. Movements before the rut, during the rut, after the rut, […]

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If Momma Ain’t Happy

With the spring equinox behind us, longer warmer days are in our future. Daffodils are in bloom, the peepers are […]

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Old Spice

While approaching traps, I could sometimes tell we had been successful before the trap even came into view. It wasn’t […]

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Peeing your pants

Peeing is a part of life. Aside from the biological function of removing waste products from the body and providing […]

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Did you lick that?

Licking stuff has always been gross. And that was pre-COVID19. It’s bad enough to lick the frosting off a cupcake […]

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Tough Love

If momma isn’t happy…

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Bad Behavior

Nature is awesome. Everyday you can witness amazing feats just by looking out the window. Birds fly. Plants die and […]

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Dreams

Fall is here and with it comes dreams of finding and harvesting a deer with big antlers. Yes, I’m here […]

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Croatia Chronicles – A Universal Species

Duane has fled the country! Don’t worry. He’s not running from the law…or joining a witness protection program. He’s on […]

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What the h*ll is that?!?!?

For nearly a decade, the Brown/Fleegle dynamic duo have bonded over weird and “wonderful” wildlife diseases. Imagine opening an email […]

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Beauty and Status

“She’s pretty so she doesn’t have to be smart.” This was a tongue-in-cheek text I received from a friend about […]

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The stick or the carrot?

I was perusing the latest issue of the Wildlife Professional in search of an interesting topic for the blog. The […]

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Art

Finding beauty in nature isn’t hard to come by. Looking out my window right now I could name a hundred […]

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Free Ranging and…Organic?

If you read this blog, you are probably a deer fan. Deer are known as the ghost of the forest. […]

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The Dog Barked

A few weeks ago, we sent out a call. And, of course, you answered! Many readers of the blog responded […]

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The “Worst-Case” Deer

Previously I shared some movements our collared deer make across roadways. Whether you’ve been personally involved in a deer-vehicle collision […]

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Murdered by Pirates?

As we live through the reality of COVID winter, we know the safest place is home. We know who lives […]

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The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Holiday Drama and Life Lessons

If you know anything about deer, you know that fall is a very important season in their life. I know […]

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