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The White Fallow Deer of Point Reyes – Originally from SF Zoo in 1948 – “NPS Genocide” and “The Bambi Effect”Tuesday, October 19th, 2010
Now, back in the day, the National Park Service was hiring snipers to hunt down the non-native Fallow and Axis Deer so that Tule Elk and other native species would have an easier life. Well, as detailed by Zachary Zoblig, the “Bambi Effect” kicked in like you wouldn’t believe. Thusly:
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Good luck, Bambi.
Details of the plan, after the jump
This young buck, who calls the area around Rodeo Beach home, is licking his chops in anticipation of living in a full-fledged National Park:
Just take MUNI bus #76, MARIN HEADLANDS over to Rodeo Beach on a Sunday sometime to see a good part of the GGNRA.
Here’s the latest from the exotic deer wars up in the Pt. Reyes area of Marin County.
A little background about the “hired killers” is here. Of course, California State Senator Carole Migden has been on this issue for a while now. But the Feds have a different point of view about “exotic ungulates”.
The plan is to have all these deer gone withing a decade or two. And that rubs some people the wrong way.
Please don’t shoot me just because I don’t come from here! Some exotic deer inside of the Point Reyes National Seashore:
It seems the way the Federales have handled the culling will give animal lovers lots to argue about over the coming years and decades.
Let’s hope we can get to some kind of solution soon.