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For Red Deer, Iron Curtain Habits Die Hard

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For Red Deer, Iron Curtain Habits Die Hard

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For Red Deer, Iron Curtain Habits Die Hard

For Red Deer, Iron Curtain Habits Die Hard

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Two decades after a Cold War-era fence came down, red deer in the Czech Republic remain reluctant to cross into Germany — a fact suggesting that some deer are capable of teaching certain behaviors. Pavel Sustr headed the research team on the red deer, and he explains more.