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Dispersal in female white-tailed deer

January 1, 1992

Seven of 35 yearling female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in a migratory herd in northeastern Minnesota dispersed 18-168 km from natal ranges during late May through June. Dispersal as a proximate event appears voluntary and independent of deer density.

Publication Year 1992
Title Dispersal in female white-tailed deer
Authors M.E. Nelson, L. D. Mech
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Journal of Mammalogy
Index ID 5222885
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Patuxent Wildlife Research Center