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Ginseng Threatened by Bambi's Appetite

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Science  11 Feb 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5711, pp. 827
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5711.827a

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On page 920, a detailed, 5-year forest survey of ginseng reveals that deer, if not checked, will almost certainly drive the economically valuable medicinal plant to extinction in the wild.