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 - Outdoorsman's Comer JEFFERSON CITY. Mo. Though...
Outdoorsman's Comer JEFFERSON CITY. Mo. Though apparently no! . s many hunters took to the deei woods last D,T. f, to 10. as diu i: HMS, tlie kill is runninp close to the same, according to Deer Biologist Dunbar Hobb. The total kill to date, from near- complete returns is 13."j() as compared with 1432 for 19is. Retunis so far show 1H.U12 hunters pur chased doer permits ;.s compare'! to 20.S-1G in JSH.S. Robb pointed out thai Missouri's deer herd is becoming widely distributed over much of the state and is no longer conc"nlrat- ed in certain arc:is of ihi> O/arks. . He noted ihat the deer killed \ver • of bclt"r physical coiviilion and were falter than in recent se.i- sons. One of the largest deer taken weighed approximately 2,'ii ..pounds, live weight. It was a in.,? point buck killed in Dent County by P. J. Kwader of Valley Park. Mo. Another buck, one of'the largest Known to have been killed in I southwest Missouri, was an estimated 223-poundcr. Deer are smaller in size in south Missouri, Robb said, due partly to the fact th;.t they are nearer the native animal and not so mixed with the larger nor!hern breed. i In connection with the '48 hunt. j Robb said hunters have fallen I down on I lie job of returning deer - tags. He pointed out that the re- luming of tags is not only roquir- ; cd, but furnishes valuable infor- !:nation to wildlife managers. I JEFFERSON CITY. Mo.—Although all foxes and coyotes get '. the blame for preying on man's j livestock, only a lew unscrupulous members of both species are j i Malj

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  1. Mexico Ledger,
  2. 27 Jan 1950, Fri,
  3. Page 7

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