Why are there so many deer everywhere?

Published 11/21/2022 1:41 p.m. EST, Updated 11/21/2022 2:40 p.m. EST

Deer in yards and on sidewalks around the Baltimore area.

They’re wandering through yards, snacking on gardens. They’re hanging out in neighborhood parks. They’re strolling down the middle of the streets. Deer are everywhere. Or, at least it feels that way if you live up and down the Baltimore/Washington, D.C., corridor. Is this normal? Banner reporters Hallie Miller and Liz Bowie have been reporting on the state’s deer population, and they join us this episode to answer the question: Why are the deer surrounding us, and what should we do about it?

In this episode, you’ll hear from:

This season of “The Maryland Curiosity Bureau” will feature collaborations with Baltimore Banner reporters.

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