Deer hunts help New Jersey towns cull herds

Posted on May 2, 2008

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"There are just too many deer," said John Mallon, chairman of the Mendham Township Wildlife Management Committee. "They are defoliating the forest, we are losing habitat for native birds and animals, and there are too many deer-car crashes." In the past winter hunting season, 53 deer were killed by bowhunters in Morris Plains, one of many central and southern Morris County towns holding hunts or opening their property to hunters.

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