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How Does a Weather Front or Cold Front Affect Deer Movement

Whitetail Deer • Mossy Oak University, Season 1, Episode 3 – 2m 2s

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  • Understanding Deer Movement

    Dr. Bronson Strickland, co-director of the Mississippi State University Deer Lab, discusses his understanding of deer movement. The current understanding is that deer movement is motivated by food until the breeding season begins. A deer will bed where it feels secure and can digest its food. Onc...

  • Home Range of Whitetail Deer

    Dr. Bronson Strickland, co-director of the Mississippi State University deer lab, discusses the typical home range of a whitetail deer. A deer at the beginning of its life typically disperses away from its birthed area and establishes its home range elsewhere. Once the home range has been establi...

  • Does a New Moon Affect Deer Movement

    Dr. Bronson Strickland, co-director of the Mississippi State University Deer Lab, discusses the little impact a new moon has on deer movement. He says that there is little support for saying a deer moves more during the day when there is a new moon. The data continually backs up the idea that a d...