An Unusual Sex-Ratio in Red Deer.

Abstract

IT is the practice among stalkers in the deer forests of Scotland to shoot a certain proportion of the hinds each year after the stag-shooting season has finished. So far as possible the hinds chosen are those called ‘yeld’ or dry hinds. A ‘yeld’ or dry hind is one which did not have a calf during the preceding season. It may either never have had a calf or… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/127094a0

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