Home is a safe haven for female deer

To female black-tailed deer, their home turf provides a safe haven and a refuge against predation by pumas. Does that venture into unchartered territory are four times more likely to fall prey to these cats. A team of researchers led by Tavis Forrester, then at the University of California Davis, has proven that the old adage ‘home sweet home’ holds true for deer. The findings are published in Springer’s journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. —> Read More Here


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