Animal Alliance of Canada is part of the East Kootenay Deer Translocation Study, in British Columbia.
“Two collared does have appeared at Baynes Lake which is about 20 kilometres from where they were released,” said Liz White from Animal Alliance.
“There have been a few complaints from some folks in the area but many more in support of leaving them alone. The area is very rural and is situated in close proximity with heavily forested surrounding areas. There are approximately 160 residences but a number of those are seasonal. We have had people out observing the deer over the last few days and they are behaving just like the non-collared mule deer who live in the community — sometimes they are closer to the residences and sometimes they are in the bush. I guess we will see how things unfold.” Read entire article