An ambitious plan to eliminate about 10 percent of the estimated 30,000 white-tailed deer inundating eastern Long Island has been severely scaled back.
For the seventh year in a row, the county is allowed 15 trained hunters to kill deer in the South Mountain and Hilltop reservations.
As many as 3,000 deer will be killed during the hunt, which begins in February. Officials said the overpopulation has been blamed for the spread of Lyme disease, damage to crops and car accidents.
Two deer got stuck in the foundation for a house under construction on Long Island Wednesday.
An unlikely guest recently barged into a New Jersey yogurt store, and the visit was all caught on surveillance video.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says at least one of the fawns was chased with a vehicle and captured alongside a fence. Photos show one of the suspects holding a “stressed” yearling.
The arrow missed all major organs and arteries, traveling through a nasal cavity. The puncture wounds weren’t infected, and the deer was treated with preventative antibiotics.
A deer has been spotted wandering in Morris County, N.J. with a hunter’s arrow in its head, residents hoped the injured animal could be found in time to save its life.
It wasn’t a burglar that was caught on surveillance video breaking into the Harbor Crab restaurant in Patchogue, it was a deer.
With Staten Island deer sightings on the rise, officials plan to start keeping track of animals from the sky.
Mating season is under way for deer, and the animals are on the move causing hazards on some Tri-State Area roads.
A member of the world’s smallest deer species was born this has been born at the Queens Zoo at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
The mayor of a Westchester County town has proposed a plan to inject deer with birth control, in an effort to reduce their population.
Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers pulled a fawn out of icy waters Thursday afternoon.
Mayor Peter Swiderski said the overpopulation of deer is diminishing the quality of life for residents in the community.