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Second deer cull approved by Cranbrook council

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
April 26th, 2012

City councillors in Cranbrook have given approval for a second deer cull.

Councillors in the southeastern B.C. city have given the go-ahead for removal of up to 50 deer after a report showed an increase in habituated mule deer and elk within city limits.

In 2010, 111 deer were counted and a cull of 25 animals was approved, but the latest stats show 121 deer and 11 elk have moved into town.

A date for the second cull has not been set, but $15,000 has been budgeted for the work.

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