There’s been a lot of talk lately about the risks involved with chronic wasting disease in deer. Can CWD be transmitted to humans? A recently completed 50-year scientific study indicates that it’s very unlikely. The study also shows no evidence that human deaths due to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease are linked to endemic...
Here’s an in-depth look at what years of scientific research have revealed about buck rubs: The rut’s most visible signpost. A mature buck in rut, deprived of favorable tree stems for rubbing, will rub just about any type and size of tree — even fence posts and utility poles. However, scientific...
They're hyped as a great way to help drivers on roads, but how effective are deer whistles to avoid vehicle collisions and do they really work?
Whitetail deer use many methods of communication, but their ability to detect chemical signals from other deer might be the strongest of their senses.
Research reveals how forest cover influences the annual movement of young white-tailed bucks when they disperse from their initial home area and relocate.
Can culling bucks with a spike on one side "get them out of the gene pool" or is this just one of deer hunting's long-held and untrue myths?
Research shows that hormones from a doe's reproductive tract and associated vaginal secretions during the time of estrus are primary sexual attractants.
Bucks and does of all ages are readily attracted to man-made signposts, but what else can these fake rubs tell hunters about whitetail behavior?
Despite their inherent behavioral differences, gray wolves and coyotes share one common dietary interest: white-tailed deer.
Evidence indicates that summer food stress can contribute to unusually high white-tailed deer newborn fawn mortality often mistakenly credited to predation.