Down for the count: Drought, development, and encroachment could be responsible for dwindling deer population.

These assertions are supported by data from California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) as well as anecdotal evidence from biologists with the Los Padres National Forest and University of California Davis.

Indeed, deer populations have dropped precipitously—by more than 300,000 statewide since 1990—and interviews by the Sun found scientists in unanimous agreement on the effect of habitat loss and human encroachment on fauna.

http://www.santamariasun.com/cover/16741/down-for-the-count-drought-development-and-encroachment-could-be-responsible-for-dwindling-deer-population/

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