Here's some current news from Long Island, New York where local people are trying to pursuade their council to return deer levels to more reasonable numbers :
The current level of 65 plus per square mile is clearly miles too high, no kidding.
Locals are suggesting a more reasonable level of 8-10 or fewer per square mile.
The uncontrolled and rapidly increasing number of deer has brought on a health, safety and environmental crisis in North Fork with widespread cases of deer tick-borne illnesses, auto/deer accidents, forest understory and native species destruction, landscape and crop damage.
Through the looking glass ...