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SIU Issues Warnings After Deer Attacks
Fark.com ^ | Thursday, June 16, 2005 | no byline

Posted on 06/18/2005 7:55:21 AM PDT by Cowman

Seven people have been threatened or attacked by deer on Southern Illinois University's main campus over the past two weeks, prompting the school to post warnings about the animal aggressiveness

A deer also attacked a person Monday, and two of three people injured by a doe June 7 required hospital care, Sigler said.

Campus officials have not seriously considered suggestions of killing the offending deer,

"I don't want to be a statistic, I guess," said [Bill] House, a 20-year-old zoology student from Park Ridge.

Molly Hacker, a 25-year-old plant biology student, said she would continue using the forest paths but be more vigilant, though "I don't feel too threatened." The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has been notified about the attacks, Nielsen said.

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