Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Population dynamics of deer: Study of deer herd reveals internal parasites and starvation are most important factors contributing to mortality of deer

Author

William M. Longhurst

Author Affiliations

William M. Longhurst is Associate Specialist, Field Station Administration, Hopland Field Station.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 10(7):9-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n07p9. July 1956.

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Abstract

Natural causes—starvation, accidents, internal parasites, diseases, and predation—accounted for 47% of the losses observed in a population of Columbian black-tailed deer, studied on the Hopland Field Station of the University of California.

Longhurst W. 1956. Population dynamics of deer: Study of deer herd reveals internal parasites and starvation are most important factors contributing to mortality of deer. Hilgardia 10(7):9-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n07p9
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