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Colorado Hunters harvested a record 12,301 pronghorn antelope in 2010, topping the previous high of 10,941 taken in 2009.

New Hampshire Hunters harvested 302 moose during the 9-day season in 2010 and enjoyed a 76 percent success rate. Hunters traveled from 14 states and one Canadian province to participate.

Michigan Hunters took fewer deer in 2010, but were happier with the season, the Department of Natural Resources announced. Hunters killed 418,000 deer during the season, a six percent decrease from 2009. A survey, sent to more than 50,000 hunters, revealed that hunters spent 9.6 million days in the field. Approximately 656,500 hunters participated in the season. The survey also stated that hunters reported increased satisfaction with the season in terms of the number of deer seen, deer harvested and the overall hunting experience. Fewer hunters also bought licenses in 2010. The survey showed a four percent decrease from 2009. Of those who did hunt 44 percent were successful, taking at least one deer. Australia Officials are working on a plan to curtail the non-native camel population that is ravaging the country’s northern habitats. An estimated 1.2 million camels comprise the world’s largest wild camel population. They were imported, mainly from India, between 1840 and 1907 to provide European settlers access to arid areas.

North Dakota Nearly 92,000 hunters took 552,800 ringneck pheasants during the 2010 season, which is down from the 651,700 taken in 2009. Each hunter spent an average of 4.9 days afield in 2010.

Kentucky A bat with white-nose syndrome was found in Trigg County in the southwest part of the state. White-nose syndrome was first detected in New York in 2006. It has since killed more than one million cave-dwelling bats in eastern North America. With confirmation of the syndrome in Kentucky, 16 states — mostly in the eastern U.S. — and three Canadian provinces have now been cofirmed infected with the syndrome. Insect-eating bats in the U.S. likely save the agricultural industry at least $3 billion a year. Africa The demand for animal parts in Asia has led to a sharp increase in the number of rhinos killed in Africa. Over the past three years poachers have killed more than 800 for their horns. The International Union for Conservation of Nature cautions that the explosion in poaching is undermining efforts to stabilize the populations of black and white rhinos.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011

Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011
History of the Whitetail
Contents
In Those Days
Flintin’ With the Flatlander
Late Season Duck Hunting
The Perfect Opening Day
A Moment for Redemption
Deer Harvest Estimates
Beware the Pogonip
Habitat for Hunter Access Cooperato
The Cadet
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Annual Index
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - History of the Whitetail
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - In Those Days
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Flintin’ With the Flatlander
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 8
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Late Season Duck Hunting
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 12
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - The Perfect Opening Day
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - A Moment for Redemption
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 18
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Deer Harvest Estimates
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 21
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Beware the Pogonip
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 25
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Habitat for Hunter Access Cooperato
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - The Cadet
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 37
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 42
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 48
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 49
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 52
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 56
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 59
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 60
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Annual Index
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Crossings
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Pennsylvania Game News - December 2011 - Cover3
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