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Mule deer moms rescue other fawns
... for other mothers' kids. An intriguing study of mule
deer and whitetail deer conducted by the Universit...responses elicited when coyotes attack fawns, with mule
deer mothers responding to both whitetail and mule
deer calls, even when their own fawn stood next t...
Grizzly bears feast on diverse diet
...ally newborns (54 per cent), with white-tailed and mule
deer (16 per cent) and elk (1 per cent) more minor in comparison. Rodents, insects (primarily ants), and birds were also consumed. Green vegetation dominated early summer diets and as fruit ripened in early August, berries such as soopolallie and mou...
Cougar predation key to ecosystem health
...till has an intact cougar population and far fewer mule
deer. In contrast to Zion Canyon, streambanks in this watershed have nearly 50 times more young cottonwood trees as well as thriving populations of flowers, lizards, butterflies, and several species of water-loving plants that help stabilize stream b...
Seal rookeries could provide a reliable food source for endangered California condors, study finds
...ison and horses, as well as dozens of 20th-century mule
deer, feral pigs, whales, seals, sea lions and domesticated cattle. "The California Department of Transportation even agreed to go around and snip off hair from dead deer killed on the highway," Chamberlain says. "Other people went around picking up ...