There are 65,000 car vs. deer collisions in New York every year. Now it’s mating season and they’re on the move.
Oh deer. Talk about a feel-good story.
Starting Monday, local law enforcement will be cracking down on drivers in construction zones along the New York State Thruway, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported.
State wildlife biologist Howard Kilpatrick says from now through December, there may be 3,000 or more deer-car collisions just in Fairfield County.
Police rescued two deer Wednesday after they got stuck on the seawall under the Brooklyn side of the Verrazano Bridge.
A deer made quite a splash at the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium Tuesday
Wild animals have been struggling to survive this harsh winter as nature’s bounty remains buried under hard-packed ice and snow leaving their major source of food, such as nuts and seeds, out of reach.
The deer then fled the scene as onlookers and officials went to the girl’s aid.
The produce section at a western New York supermarket turned into the wild kingdom over the weekend.
Officials are trying to find the person who is dumping deer carcasses along a roadway in northern New Jersey.
The boy’s grandmother, Nancy Vasquez of Kings Park, said she heard a “blast” and thought it was a gunshot.
State Fish and Wildlife deputy director Lawrence Herrighty said it’s the beginning of breeding season when male deer start chasing does.
New York State Police are warning drivers that deer are everywhere this mating season.
Deer are devouring everything in site at Garret Mountain Reservation, destroying native flora, and scaring away bird species.
A judge declared a mistrial in the case of Robert Robar. Authorities had charged the 53-year-old bus driver from Valley Stream after the November shooting of another hunter.