The Deer-Forest Blog

We're tracking deer in Pennsylvania's forests. Check out what is going on in the field and learn what our researchers are discovering.
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November 16, 2016

Death, disappearance, and preparation

November 11, 2016

We all know there's a credit card you're supposed to take every time you walk out the door. What if you never leave home?

November 7, 2016

Velvet will make you stand out in a crowd!

November 4, 2016

There are many ways in which to tell fish apart…according to Dr. Seuss. Turns out we can do the same.

November 1, 2016

This buck's rut behavior explains the mysterious appearance of a stranger on your game camera. Or the inexplicable disappearance of the buck you've watched all summer.

October 31, 2016

Are deer more than...well…deer?

October 28, 2016

Love is in the air but the music doesn't start at the same time for every buck. Watch this!

Morning on the Susquehannock
October 26, 2016

Behold the triumphant return of Roof Rack and Skirtle the Turtle

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October 24, 2016

Wearing white after Labor Day maybe an archaic rule from a century ago, but tell that to Mother Nature.

Photo Credit: JT Fleegle
October 21, 2016

‘Tis the season for brains and gore.

Photo Credit: JT Fleegle
October 17, 2016

It was hot. It was dry. Bucks didn’t seem to mind. But what about the ladies?

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October 13, 2016

McDonald’s may have given it a name in 1979 but an American food icon packaged in a fun and portable container has been around for much longer.

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October 6, 2016

Is chronic wasting disease the white horse to the white-tailed deer?

September 30, 2016

Everybody is back to school. So how many of our fawns were present at roll call?

September 28, 2016

Another one lost at the hands of thieves.