Deer are generally considered one of the more benign creatures of the forest, going about their herbivorous ways in peace. But as new research shows, there’s a dark side to these ungulates. Using camera traps, forensic scientists have captured unprecedented photos of deer munching on the skeletal remains of a human…
A family in Kansas would like to see reforms in wildlife legislation after game wardens arrived at their home and shot their pet deer, Faline, five times.
This year sucked, didn’t it?
A small deer that was at the center of a political tussle between New York State and New York City has died of stress after it was given a stay of execution.
Don’t fuck with a mountain lion. Sadly, a small deer in Southern San Francisco learned that lesson the hard way when its neck was snapped on a family’s porch.
After performing an autopsy on a bloated Burmese python, scientists in Florida were shocked to discover the remains of three white-tailed deer.
The North Face is partnering with a Japanese company to make new parkas from synthetic spider silk. And everyone’s favorite Minnesota dentist is in trouble with the law again due to allegedly illegal hunting practices. It’s What’s New Outside.
Homemade sausage is so good and so cheap to make that you’ll never buy it from a store again. Here’s my take on a super healthy hot Italian.
Deer aren’t the slim, graceful vegans we thought they were. Scientists using field cameras have caught deer preying on nestling song birds. And it’s not just deer. Herbivores the world over may be supplementing their diets.
With an average annual hunter success rate of 7%, the D7 hunting zone of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California is one of the toughest regions to hunt deer in the state. We set out on a 4 day backpacking trip with our rifles to track down these elusive grey ghosts.
This is a male musk deer, knowing for growing fangs during the breeding season. A recent survey by the Wildlife Conservation Society confirmed that Kashmir musk deer, one of seven related Asian species, still live in Afghanistan's Nuristan Province, some 60 years after its last recorded sighting.
Two deer managed to find their way onto the Golden Gate Bridge Friday, around the unfortunate hour of 5:30 pm. The pair held up rush-hour traffic for about thirty minutes as they made their way to safety, trit-trotting across the crowded bridge and into Marin.
Less a function of fear than bewilderment; simply put, deer freeze in headlights because they can't see.
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If you thought you had problems with the snow, be happy that at least the snow—and the ground itself—is not exploding under your feet, like it happened to this deer. I can't believe he survived that one. Watch the video, because it's even better.
Some days I lose all faith in humanity: DNAinfo reports on the finding of a taxidermic deer in a trashcan in Washington Heights, a New York City neighborhood in northern Manhattan, on the corner 159th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.
Though it may look like a deer, though it may move like a deer and though it may even smell like a deer... it still might just be a robotic deer that officials use to catch illegal deer hunters. Like the robot deer above, who totally looks like a normal deer but actually got a hunter who shot the robot in the neck…
Reminder: There are smart, caring, fantastic people in this world who try to right as many wrongs as possible. Like the incredible biologists from the Department of Environmental Protection in New Jersey. The Star-Ledger reports that they somehow removed a hunting arrow from a deer's head. The arrow had completely…
Since we killed most of the nation's predators while also creating forest zones around many urban areas, deer have increasingly clashed with our civilization. The large, nervous animals smash through our windows and windshields, leap onto public transit, and otherwise create chaos. But why?