Plan proposed to cut Tasmanian deer numbers

Matt Maloney
Updated August 12 2021 - 2:15pm, first published 12:00pm
A University of Tasmania study from several years ago predicted wild fallow deer numbers in Tasmania could swell to more than one million by 2050.
A University of Tasmania study from several years ago predicted wild fallow deer numbers in Tasmania could swell to more than one million by 2050.

A strategy which aims to get Tasmania's fallow deer population down to 10,000 animals will be released on Wednesday.

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Matt Maloney

Political reporter for Australian Community Media, based in Hobart.

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