Posts Tagged ‘deer’

A white-tailed deer takes a look out over Route 9 on April 1, 2015, in Maine.

It’s deer-breeding season, so the deer are on the move. Here’s how to stay safe on the road

By John DeRoia on Nov. 02, 2015, at 4:39 p.m.
There are 1.6 million deer-vehicle collisions each year, with the most in November.
Alfred Bowden Jr. of Long Pond Township shows off the 274-point, 8-point deer he shot on Nov. 5, 2014. The deer was the fifth 200-pounder that the 62-year-old Bowden has shot in his hunting career.

This is how to load a deer onto the bed of a truck by yourself

By Dan MacLeod on Sept. 13, 2015, at 7:42 a.m.
This is pretty slick.

Pennsylvania hunter treated for rabies after dressing deer

The Associated Press on Feb. 02, 2012, at 12:22 p.m.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania game officials say a hunter has received treatment consisting of shots after he field-dressed a deer that tested positive for rabies. The Game Commission said Thursday the hunter from Manheim in Lancaster County had scratches on his hands and had field-dressed the deer without using gloves. …

Northern Plains hit hard by deer-killing disease

By Matthew Brown, Associated Press on Jan. 09, 2012, at 10:51 a.m.
BILLINGS, Mont. — White-tailed deer populations in parts of eastern Montana and elsewhere in the Northern Plains could take years to recover from a devastating disease that killed thousands of the animals in recent months, wildlife officials and hunting outfitters said. In northeast Montana, officials said 90 percent or more …