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As part of a national plan reassessing the status of animals and plants on the endangered species list, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has recommended that Key deer be "delisted due to recovery." Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Trump Administration Opens Door To Dropping Florida's Key Deer From Endangered List

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A white-tailed deer keeps its ears open while grazing in South Hero, Vt. Rob Swanson/AP hide caption

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Hungry Deer May Be Changing How Things Sound In The Forest

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A gray wolf in Jamtland County, Sweden. A wealthy landowner in Scotland is hoping to bring wolves from Sweden to the Scottish Highlands to thin the herd of red deer. Gunter Lenz/imageBROKER RF/Getty Images hide caption

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Landowner Aims To Bring Wolves Back To Scotland, Centuries After They Were Wiped Out

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Patrick States slices into a venison steak at his home in Northglenn, Colo. Officials are asking hunters to have their kills tested before consuming the meat. Sam Brasch/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Venison is on the winter menu at Cafe Berlin, in Washington, D.C. In this dish, called Jäger Jäger, the venison schnitzel comes with hazelnut spätzle, sautéed mushrooms, and cream sauce. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Why Is Venison On Expensive Plates And Food Pantry Shelves?

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An adolescent female Japanese macaque on the back of a male sika deer. Researchers have looked into some macaques' attraction to the deer. Courtesy of Noëlle Gunst hide caption

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A deer was stuck to ice for over three hours in Simsbury, Conn., on Monday. It was rescued by wildlife officials and the event was streamed via Facebook Live. NBC4 Columbus/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Troy Capps found deer antlers in central Oregon's backcountry. Capps is a co-founder of Oregon Shed Hunters, a group that promotes ethical shed hunting. Courtney Flatt/Northwest Public Radio hide caption

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Volunteer Rangers Work To Rein In Antler Poachers

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