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Call 911 if a deer is creating an immediate threat to public safety or itself.

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In New York City, white-tailed deer have established populations in Pelham Bay and Van Cortlandt Parks in the Bronx and throughout Staten Island green spaces, and there are occasional sightings of deer in other boroughs. The Department of Parks and Recreation hosts monthly programs on Staten Island that focus on deer and living safely with them in New York City.

Information includes: 

  • What the City is doing about the deer population
  • Tips for what to do when you see white-tailed deer

It is illegal to hunt anywhere in New York City.

Get more information about deer in New York City.

Report a sighting of a healthy deer.

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