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Solving the Deer Problem, Iowa Style
Iowa, which has no shortage of huge, jaw-dropping, centerfold-sized whitetails, could address the deer nuisance issue by allowing bowhunting on small property parcels (read: backyards). Currently there is a 200-foot buffer zone around houses, which prevents hunting in suburban neighborhoods. With complaints on the rise, though, officials are running out of ideas for handling the rocketing deer numbers. If this plan passes, I will start a new deer extermination business. Imagine, sitting on a deck in a comfortable rocking chair, waiting for a champion buck to eat some shrubs. Sounds perfect. Read the story here.