Two mule deer herds were studied on comparable, adjacent winter ranges in Utah. Significant differences in overwinter fawn survival were attributed to intensive predator control.
Austin, Dennis D.; Urness, Philip J.; and Wolfe, Michael L.
"The influence of predator control on two adjacent wintering deer herds,"
Great Basin Naturalist: Vol. 37
, Article 14.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/gbn/vol37/iss1/14