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TEENS ARRESTED FOR POACHING DEER AND USING THEM AS EAGLE BAIT IN WASHINGTON

Teens were poaching deer, but that was only the beginning of the story.

Four teenagers are in hot water for a bizarre alleged deer and eagle poaching incident in Klickitat County, Washington. An officer with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife identified simply as Officer Bolton was called in to assist a sheriff’s deputy.

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THE HIERARCHY OF DEER

Social and shy, deer have a rigid social structure that determines territory and breeding rights as well as ensuring their safety. A doe’s social status can determine her responsibilities within a herd, while a dominant buck may have first rights to territory and breeding. Establishing a social hierarchy is an important survival mechanism for deer living in the wild.

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COMPARISON OF MULE DEER & WHITE-TAILED DEER

North America is home to two species of deer, the white-tailed deer and the mule deer. While the white-tailed deer inhabits most of the contiguous United States, the mule deer inhabits less of it. In some states, it’s important to know the difference in the two species, especially if you are hunting them.

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