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January 5, 2012 in Idaho
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This deer was found off the side of Fernan Lake Road near the Idaho Panhandle National Forest on Wednesday. Growth of rural residences on the perimeter of the national forest means more hazards for wildlife.

More homes at the forest’s edge amount to one of the most significant changes for the 2.5 million-acre forest in the past 25 years.