Category: Wild Game of the Month

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Posted by Ricky Mills - March 24, 2014 - Wild Game of the Month
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Wild turkeys were once on the brink of extinction throughout most of North America. After many restoration efforts, the wild turkey has flourished and continues to strive throughout the United States and Mexico. In the 1900s, there were less than 30,000 wild turkeys and now there are over 7 million in North America. Figure 1 “Photo” […]

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Muntjac (Muntiacus Reevesi)

Posted by Greg Traynor - January 1, 2014 - Wild Game of the Month
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  Muntjac  (Muntiacus Reevesi) Figure 1″Photo” A beautiful Muntjac A common name for the Muntjac is “Barking Deer “. This comes from the repeated loud bark given when alarmed or as communication between adults. Adult body weight ranges from 10 kg to 18 kg. Bucks (adult male) being slightly larger than Does (adult female), but […]

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