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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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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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The Real Does of the Deer Forest Study: Maternity Ward

Doe 12866, heavy with fawn, has made her way to State College after an all night trek. The only plausible […]

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Drooling for Evidence

Picture this: a death is reported to authorities, but they find only 1 bone, can’t interview anyone about what happened, […]

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Smoke and Mirrors

It is no secret that not everyone likes antler point restrictions (APRs). However, they are supported by about 60% of […]

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Who Run the World

(Does)

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