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.
Topping the list for expenses was the town of Fairfield, which spent spent $17 million trying to keep its deer population under control.
Essex County has turned to hundreds of headlight-activated warning devices to keep deer away when drivers are on the road, CBS 2’s Lou Young reports.