Are Deer Disappearing from Cade's Cove?
Cade's Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park long has been a wildlife magnet.
Deer would come down to browse the open fields, bears would spill out of the surrounding forests to munch on apples from the orchards. These days, though, there's a feeling that the cove's deer herds are declining.
And it's true, according to park spokesman Bob Miller. He explains that Great Smoky's black bear and coyote populations are doing very well and they, in turn, are putting pressure on the deer population.
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