WANTED- Sika Deer

   The Sika Deer also goes by Cervus Nippon. They are usually 1.7m and have brown and white fur. The males have antlers and the females don't. They are manly from Japan and China.

How they got to the US

  The sika deer came here about 100 years ago. They got here because an easter shore resident released 5 or 6 on James Island and over years they made their way to the mainlands.  The is a problem because they are active 24 hours a day and they stay in huge groups and causes problems for motorist and human territory. This population is being controlled by selling people permits to hunt sika deer and there are natural predators can help such as wolves.

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