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Outdoor World tip: Today's history lesson of white-tailed deer

 

Last updated 4/6/2019 at 4:43pm



TEMECULA – Today’s history lesson is a true story dedicated with sympathy to everyone who pursues the popular white-tailed deer.

One of America’s first national parks was a 92-square-mile area in southwestern Oklahoma. Now named the Wichita Wildlife Refuge, it was the hunting grounds of the Apache, Comanche, Kiowa and Wichita Native Americans.

One by one, game species became extinct. Bison were wiped out. Shortly after, the elk went. Wild turkeys disappeared. The last antelope fell. Even longhorn cattle were shot to extinction. When the animals finally received complete protection a...



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