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Outdoors: Deer getting aggressive in S. Oregon

 

July 8, 2020



A dog was killed by a doe in a yard in east Medford. An Ashland woman was attacked while walking her dog on the Southern Oregon University Campus.

ODFW is receiving reports of aggressive deer throughout Ashland, east Medford and even in Jacksonville. A total of 15 reports have been received since June, most since June 14.

At this time of year, black-tailed deer are raising their fawns, and will protect them against dogs or other perceived threats. Bucks are more likely to be aggressive during the rut in October-November, but can exhibit this behavior all year when they are being fed. Most r...



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