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Newly-published study examines deer behavior in the presence of wolves

University of Minnesota researcher Ellen Candler prepares to treat one of the Michigan bait sites with lemon juice, which she simply squirted onto the site. Thirty sites were treated in total – 15 in Upper Peninsula and 15 in the Lower. (Photo courtesy of Ellen Candler)

A study recently published by a University of Minnesota research team shines new light on deer behavior, by comparing populations considered “savvy” and “naive” to wolf predation.
Dr. Ellen Candler, postdoctoral associate and lead author of the study, said it should be of interest to hunters in that it looks at how humans, their prey, and the predators they share it with all interact and affect each other.

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