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While farmers may see wolves as a threat to their livestock, conservationists argue that their return can help restore balance to the environment, keeping in check the numbers of deer and wild boar.
Lawrence said Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins was the deer on Sunday.
According to Aurora Police Department crash reports, Michele Besse, no age provided by police, was driving in the 2000 block of East New York Street around 10:25 p.m. Saturday when a deer ran out in front of her vehicle.
There seems to be a new sense of belief in the squad, compared with the deer in the headlights look, so often adopted by players during the early days of the season.
While this finding sheds light on deer behavior, forensic scientists are also heralding the study as useful for cases in which a body has long been decomposing.
The next three months have the highest number of deer-car collisions in Kentucky.
Ryan Polk, 36, was also at the supply stop with his fiancée, Mandy Rye, 35, serving up free plates of rice, beef and pork tacos, and pinto beans with sausage and deer meat to make the drivers’ wait more bearable.
The yearling deer harvest was down
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The meaning of a word often develops from the general to the specific. For instance, deer is used in modern English to mean several related forms of an animal species, including white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, and moose. The Old English deor, however, could refer to any animal, tame or wild, or to wild animals in general. In time, deer came to be used only for wild animals that were hunted, and then for the red deer, once widely hunted in England. From that usage the term has spread to related animals, becoming somewhat more general again.
Origin and Etymology of deer
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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