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White-tailed deer are abundant in New Jersey and can be found in a variety of habitats, including forests, fields, and suburban areas

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Twp of Washington NJ, white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are a common and well-known species of deer found in various regions of North America, including New Jersey. Here’s some information about white-tailed deer in New Jersey:

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NJ Fish and Wildlife: During the next two weeks 80% of the fawns will be born

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Ridgewood NJ, in the spring and summer months, people may find what appears to be sick, injured or orphaned wildlife and every year the lives of many young animals are disrupted. Well-intentioned people may attempt to “save” these animals while most often the mother is nearby, officials said.

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White-Tailed Deer Exposed Coronavirus

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Ridgewood NJ, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently completed a study that analyzed serum samples from free-ranging white-tailed deer for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). Results of the study indicate that certain white-tailed deer populations in Illinois, Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania were exposed to SARS-CoV-2.

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