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Cheetahs Kill White-Tailed Deer At National Zoo

Two cheetahs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo have met with some unexpected prey. The result was predictable.

12/27/2013

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Md. Muzzleloader Deer Season Reopens For 2 Weeks

Maryland deer hunters who use muzzle-loading firearms have another two weeks to fill their tags.

12/21/2013

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Deer Tally From Md. Firearm Season Up 2 Percent

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says hunters killed 2 percent more deer than last year during the two-week firearm season that ended Saturday.

12/19/2013

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Frederick Official Seeks Change In Hunting Regulations

A Frederick County commissioner is seeking to repeal a prohibition on rifle hunting for deer in the southern part of the county.

12/09/2013

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Sharpshooters Target Catoctin Mountain Park Deer

National Park Service sharpshooters are taking aim at white-tailed deer in Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont.

11/18/2013

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Md. State Police To Help Farmers Thin Deer Herds

Maryland State Police and the Frederick County Farm Bureau are teaming up to let troopers hunt crop-eating deer.

10/21/2013

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Md. Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens

Maryland deer hunters are taking to the woods for the early muzzleloader deer season.

10/17/2013

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Plan Targets 2,800 Deer At Md., Va. Battlefields

The National Park Service says it wants to kill more than 2,800 white-tailed deer at three Civil War battlefields in Maryland and Virginia to reduce damage to forests and other vegetation.

09/03/2013

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Spread By Deer Ticks, Lyme Disease Has Been Underestimated In Md.

Spread by the deer tick, Lyme disease is a lot more common than thought. Maryland is one of 13 states with the highest rates of infection.

08/20/2013

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Park Service Plans To Reduce Deer Numbers With Sharpshooters

Saying the large numbers of white-tailed deer in three national battlefields are having adverse effects on orchards, crops and other wildlife, the National Park Service on Monday released its proposal to reduce the deer population by using sharpshooters.

08/13/2013

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Deer Repellant Sickens Kids At Harford Co. Camp

An emergency official says six children were taken to a hospital from a camp in Harford County after someone sprayed deer repellant into a cabin’s air conditioning unit.

07/24/2013

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Chronic Wasting Disease Not Found In Maryland Deer

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says chronic wasting disease was not found in any of the 278 deer tested this season.

04/19/2013

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