Carl Simmons nabbed this Buck of the Week: Unplugged on Seventh Street in Winthrop Harbor, pilfering plants, on Dec. 12.
That's one issue with deer in urban/suburban areas, or I should say too many deer in those settings--how they can eat or destroy vegetation.
But here is his first note:
I took these pictures on 12-12-09 In Winthrop Harbor on 7th St going to North Point Marina
I was intrigued enough to ask for more.
And it came:
It is by the Esda building on 7th St in Winthrop Harbor Il. Just west of the train station by North Point Marina. I have planted those bushes about 8 yrs ago. And never had any there he got most most of them as you can see.
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