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From Science Daily on 30-Jan-2017 22:47

Overabundant deer can spell trouble for people, including frequent car collisions and the spread of zoonotic diseases. But deer can also disrupt wildlife communities -- such as forest songbirds -- by eating away their habitat. In a new study, researchers show that areas in the eastern US with high deer numbers tend to have fewer birds that need forest shrubs.


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