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August 13
Why deer crave salt, Dr. Harmon "Mick" Weeks shares research

“Salt, which is mainly sodium, is needed for all kinds of things. And most often in animals, and especially herbivores, a sodium hunger corresponds with a deficiency. This happens in deer and other North American ungulates, squirrels, cottontails, etc., and even porcupines in my area,” shared Dr. H. "Mick" Weeks, Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University​.

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