White-Tailed Deer Population Quiz
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White-Tailed Deer Population Quiz

Test your knowledge about the overpopulation of white-tailed deer and its impact on ecosystems in the United States. Explore the history of white-tailed deer population and its current status.

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Questions and Answers

White-tailed deer populations almost went extinct early in the 20th century.

False

The disappearance of natural predators such as wolves and cougars contributed to the increase in white-tailed deer populations.

True

A group of seven deer introduced to an island in Rhode Island grew to a population of 700 in just 27 years.

True

Of the 11 national parks studied near Washington, D.C., all had densities lower than 16 deer per square kilometer.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Deer overpopulation is only a problem in urban areas.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Deer can cause damage to plant life by eating plants slower than new plants can grow.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

When old trees die, more young trees remain alive to replace them.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Non-native species do not harm forest ecosystems.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Deer overpopulation has no impact on sustainable forests.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Deer only eat plants in forests and not in suburban or urban areas.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Deer do not carry ticks that can introduce zoonotic diseases.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Building fences to keep deer out of certain areas is a humane option.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Killing deer is the only effective solution to reduce deer overpopulation.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The substance for blocking breeding hormones in deer works indefinitely.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Fences can allow the movement of other animals that need to pass through.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The population growth in white-tailed deer has no impact on ecosystems.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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