Winter Tough On Wildlife

The tough winter is taking a toll on deer and pheasants.  South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department Wildlife Manager Scott Lindgren says reports of dead birds and deer who are under stress and under-nourished are mounting.  In many cases, the animals look to silage and corn piles for a source of food, and that leads to complaint calls from landowners.  Lindgren says there are some remedies they can take….


But in some cases, not even that will work….


Lindgen says they won’t know the extent of the die-off until spring…


(courtesy KWAT, Watertown)

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