Possible factors in the decline include loss of habitat, weather patterns, predators and disease.
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The bill would allow decisions on Sunday hunting to be made by the Pennsylvania Game Commission, which already make other wildlife management decisions for the state.
Game commissioners made what they called a “difficult” vote to ban use of rifles for fall turkey hunting, citing a declining turkey population.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission filed charges against two people accused of kicking a wounded deer in the head and neck and pulling off its antler during a videotaped attack.