Science: Go & Get It

Food-rationed U.S. citizens last week heard mouth-watering news. A great overabundance of U.S. wildlife, largely due to the war's curtailment of hunting, was reported by the eighth North American Wildlife Conference in Denver: >Pheasants are so plaguy numerous in some western states (especially the Dakotas) that farmers call them "pests." > Hundreds of thousands of wild ducks have been saved by Coast Guard restrictions, lack of gasoline, fewer hunters. The wild duck population is thought to be the heaviest in years, is making farmers angrier by turning crop lands into "picnic...

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