Hastings plans birth control to rein in deer numbers
Originally published: December 12, 2012 6:18 PM
Updated: December 12, 2012 6:24 PM
By BETTY MING LIUbetty.firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo credit: AP | A deer roams the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Boulder, Colo. With a booming deer population in Westchester County, Hastings-on-Hudson announced Wednesday that it is planning a unique approach of darting them with a contraceptive to keep them from reproducing for up to three years. (Dec. 12, 2012)
With a booming deer population in Westchester and other parts of the Hudson Valley, Hastings-on-Hudson is planning a unique approach of darting them with a contraceptive that can keep the animals from reproducing for up to three years.
Starting in early 2013, village officials and resident volunteers will gather preliminary research for the birth control project, led by Tufts University veterinary...
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