Town and Country

Deer Population Control
3:55 pm
Tue October 11, 2011

St. Louis suburbs move to control deer numbers using sharpshooting, bow hunting

(via Flickr/Robert Scoble)

Officials in two suburbs of St. Louis have approved policies to control the deer populations.

Aldermen in the St. Louis County community of Town and Country voted 7-1 Monday for a six-month sharpshooting program. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the contract will go to White Buffalo Inc., the deer management firm that performed euthanasia and sterilization under previous city contracts.

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