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Oh, deer .... Bambi in peril.

At an estimated 1.5 million, the deer population of Britain is at it's highest since the last ice age, and a cull of nearly half is being called for, in order to protect other wild creatures, ancient woodlands and natural habitat.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21696237

But on the up side, Bambi is tastier than Black Beauty.
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Old 07.03.2013, 10:15
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At an estimated 1.5 million, the deer population of Britain is at it's highest since the last ice age, and a cull of nearly half is being called for, in order to protect other wild creatures, ancient woodlands and natural habitat.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21696237

But on the bright side, Bambi is tastier than Black Beauty.
Cheap venison... yum...
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Re: Oh, deer .... Bambi in peril.

A lot of TB in wild deer in the UK too- so not sure i'd like to eat some.
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Cheap venison... yum...
It's expensive....................its dead deer.
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Old 07.03.2013, 10:22
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It's expensive....................its dead deer.
Yeah, but a huge glut on the market (of a perishable item) might drive the price down, even temporarily?
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A lot of TB in wild deer in the UK too- so not sure i'd like to eat some.
...... and I'd already given up eating badgers.
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D'oe!
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A lot of TB in wild deer in the UK too- so not sure i'd like to eat some.
And there isn't here?

Bring back the wolves is what I say. Natural predators doing what comes naturally.
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And there isn't here?

Bring back the wolves is what I say. Natural predators doing what comes naturally.
Yeah, but wolves are opportunistic hunters... They might just as easily attack more compliant farm animals than wily deer?

What about raising the bag limit slightly and lowering the price of hunting licenses? Let the hunters pay for the privilege to help solve the problem?
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Re: Oh, deer .... Bambi in peril.

Bambi is not one of the deer in the UK so Bambi is still safe
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Bambi is not one of the deer in the UK so Bambi is still safe
Bambi was a roe deer. Roe deer live in the United Kingdom.

Perhaps you're best sticking to marsupials, eh?
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Re: Oh, deer .... Bambi in peril.

I challenge you to watch this and still say Bambi needs to die

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Bambi was a roe deer. Roe deer live in the United Kingdom.

Perhaps you're best sticking to marsupials, eh?
They should however cull a large number of these animals as they are turning into a total pest
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Old 07.03.2013, 18:34
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Re: Oh, deer .... Bambi in peril.

I took my daughter to see the film Bambi when she was 4 years old. When the scene where Bambi's mother was killed was shown, I turned to look at her, and silent tears were slowy running down her cheeks. Neither of us have ever forgotten the experience.
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Re: Oh, deer .... Bambi in peril.

I'm looking forward to the breaking venison-lasagne scandal.
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I'm looking forward to the breaking venison-lasagne scandal.
Bother! You beat me to it.
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Perhaps you're best sticking to marsupials, eh?
That's what happens when you mix up the tubes of superglue and lube.

(I didn't say that. Somebody must have hacked my account.)
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