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Weather Cited For Low Teatown Deer Cull

Teatown officials reported 11 deer were shot and killed as part of a recent cull.
Teatown officials reported 11 deer were shot and killed as part of a recent cull. Photo Credit: Danny LoPriore

OSSINING, N.Y. -- Sharpshooters killed 11 deer at Ossining's Teatown Lake Reservation last month as part of a cull to maintain balance within the area's ecosystem, according to LoHud.com.

Teatown had received a permit to euthanize as many as 75 deer, but had said they planned on keeping the number closer to 30. Teatown officials said the number was so low due to cold weather and snow, LoHud.com reported.

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