Green River Star -

By Lillian Palmer
Staff Writer 

Residents encountering dead deer throughout Green River


A number of recent calls to the Green River Police Department have centered around the discovery of dead deer on residential properties and in city streets.

While some may believe the number of dying deer is unusual, according to Mark Zornes of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, this is not out of the ordinary.

Wildlife in town, deer included die throughout the year, but death tolls do rise in the winter expectably.

In Green River, reasons of death can range from the typical starvation, to illness and human interaction-related injuries, such as getting hit by a car.

The deer deaths in...

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