"Deer task force offers options for suburbs; [Five Star Late Lift Edition]" - Clay Barbour, of the Post-Dispatch
Several of experts say that there are about 20 deer per square mile, which is a manageable population. The problem shows no signs of decreasing on its own, but getting into an even more bigger problem. The overpopulated deer lack a natural predator and have safe land for protection and plentiful amounts of food. There are many options to control the overpopulated deer: hunting with firearms, bow, sharpshooting, trap, euthanasia, relocation, targeting specific areas, and fertility control..