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By Amber Veverka State scientists say they’re seeing a surging number of western North Carolina deer dead or dying of hemorrhagic disease, a condition transmitted by biting gnats. Hemorrhagic disease enters the deer’s bloodstream and causes emaciation, loss of motor control, fever, lameness, and swelling of the neck and head. Often the sick deer seek […]

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Q: Is there a certain kind of plant in our yards that deer like to eat? – Elle T., 10, Matthews, N.C.. A: “We usually get this question asked backwards,” said Melissa Ungemach, salesperson at Norwood Nursery in Charlotte, saying it’s simpler to ask what won’t deer eat. Many of the ornamentals that grace city […]

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