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Agency looks to thin deer herd

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JEKYLL ISLAND, GA (WTOC) -

The Coastal Georgia Conservation and Development Authority is considering whether to bring in sharpshooters to address an overpopulation of white tailed deer on Jekyll Island.

The conservation director of the Jekyll Island Authority says he's creating a control plan that could include hiring sharpshooters to reduce the island's deer.

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