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Why Are There So Many Deer in New York Right Now? [VIDEO]

If you’ve been out and about recently, you may have noticed all the deer in New York State.

No, you’re not imagining things — the deer in New York are out in strong numbers right now.

The deer in New York are hungry after the cold winter that hit the Northeast; watch this video and learn more.

DEC regional wildlife manager, Jim Farquhar, told reporters, “We’re definitely seeing and getting a lot of calls about primarily dead, starved fawns. They’re the first ones to go. It doesn’t appear that we lost a lot of prime age deer so it wasn’t among the worst we’ve ever seen, but it’s a hard one.”

The deer in New York that survived the winter are beginning to move around more as the weather warms, and although the Tug Hill and the Adirondacks areas were hit hard with snow, the population as a whole is still healthy.

Why Are There So Many Deer in New York Right Now? [VIDEO]