Axis Deer with Spots

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Axis deer were a royal gift to the islands in 1868 islands from Hong Kong. Five were brought to Maui in 1959 for hunting and now there are 10,000 deer eating their way through <br />
Hawaii's native plants. <br />
Opinions are sharply divided on managing axis deer. <br />
On one hand, they have built a fence around endangered plants on Haleakala National Park to protect them from the deer. They are hunting to eradicate all deer within the fenced area. <br />
On the other hand, people come to Hawaii to hunt axis deer. It is a source of income for people on the island of Lanai who also enjoy the sport of hunting the small illusive deer that <br />
never loses its spots.
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