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UK must cull 50% of deer population to save woods

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Half of the Britain's deer population needs to be culled to preserve woodlands and birdlife, said a scientific study published on Thursday. 

File picture shows a deer in Knole Park, southern England. Half of the Britains deer population needs to be culled to preserve woodlands and birdlife, said a scientific study published on Thursday.

The Journal of Wildlife Management report claimed that the current population of 1.5 million was unsustainable and causing serious damage to woodlands.

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