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Shoot a Coyote, Save a Fawn?

Photo by David Hart It’s true: A dead coyote will never eat another fawn, and a dead raccoon can’t scavenge another quail’s nest. But that doesn’t mean that plugging the occasional predator from your deer stand will actually do a great deal to help your local game population. It’s much more complicated than that, says University of North Dakota wildlife professor Dr. Susan Felege, who led a three-year study examining the impact of predator removal on quail nesting success in Florida and Georgia.
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