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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 14, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas 14AI Friday, October 14,2011 | herald-zeitung.com WILDLIFE rnnno 1 A VVMHliuVii IIVM)    «ri fraymentfc^d ;he Idndst ap(‘, maKinc if tTi()re difti( ult for animals fo retovor from a (Icvastafing droiigiif, fake l)ohvvhif«’ (fuail a round, ] 0 inch long g.vmc birrl. Th(‘ir numlx'rs arc down in nearly every' ()art of the stati', (‘Xt('f)t for one sfrdi h of South l('Xtis where Ciuif ( oast humiilify pro vifleH enough moi''lure loi them to forage and nest But in fire northeaMerti Panhandle and north ((>n tr.ll Texas, th(' (|u.iil nuiu IxTS are al nn t )rd h ass, with only tivi' (ounted in some areas, (ompart'd to J 1 usu .iilv. In the I lill ( oiintrv, ‘'iir veyors found oiu' (|ii,iil in <i JO mile radius, < omp.ircd l(t an avt'fage of more fh.m five. And S( aled fjuail in lar UCsf I('\,is - the Irans !’('( os region are down to ''ix (omp.vred to an avt'r age of more than I (> VVeVe seeing .t Iota! I<u k of reprodiK tion i)\ quarl,” said Kof)ert f’('r(v. thc gamr bird progr.mi leader tor Texas Rirks and Vyildlife. (^uail are generally ii’si!icnt, Pcreit >anI, dinl reprodut e quickly. The spe( ies has rix:(m'ri^ from previous (irougf>ts, inclufl-ing the historii; dry s|x*ll that swef)t through the state in th(' 1 ‘KSOs and has Ix-en th(' bent hmark since theri for drought <ind wat(‘r issues. P('re/ nof('s, however, that (|uail nt) longer have as many wide-open spat es to (.ill home as they did in th(' mid-2()th (enfury, Now', a drought t an compk'tely wifx' out tli(' bird in some )l,u es, su( h .)s around iXil as and I iousftm wht're th(> IKvpulation h.is tx'en (kx iin ing tor d('( .tdt's. Ih(' drought < ould bt' ('spe( lalK devast.lling for .intelo Mv In theTr.ins-Pec os art'.), t ie .inim.ils h.ive (KH'n struggling with a [)arasife that fi,is signiiK ant ly rediu ed iItoii reprodut lion ,ind survival tt)r sever.il ve.trs, l)iologisfs said. The drougfit (Ouid be a harsh blow to tliat pt)pulation. Barron said anfelo()es in his norfhtMsti'rn Kinfiandle rt'gion wert' surveyt'd in lune and lulv. Of 1 DO ckx's. researchers are only seeing about 16 fawns “ com-prtft'd iin dveidge i»i 35 during the (jast five years, l-ie now fears for the adult antelope, deer and mule d(*t‘r. "Bucks ... use large amounts of energy during the rut ^ br(*ed|ng season — and rec|uire an arkfiuate food supply in order for thi’m to r(H ()V(*r aftfT the rut is over," Barron said in an email. "Some bu( ks may not recover this year if it rf'mains dry. The (ioes are' alrc'ady in survival mod(> <ind th.1t is why w(' have th(‘ poor fawn (rops, If the drought continues, some will likely not survivt* through nt'xt summer." Al.in ( ain, th(' .igeniy's white-tailed deer program le.ider, gath<'rs and analyzf's statevvicK' information to get an idc'a of how fht* 4 million d(‘er art' faring. 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At a joint nc'ws conference with South Korc>an e Myung-id the ic delayed trade pact ap[)rt)ved late* Wc'dnesday liy ('t)ngress is "a win for both our countries," and that fi(' and I ch' had agrc'c'd to move forward with it quic kly. Obama said the fjeal would int reas(> U.S. exports by $11 billion and support 70,(M)() jobs, while opi'ning Ktirea's market ft) more l).S. gtwids. Alluding to an issut' that ht'ld up »ASH Continued from page 1A for ulidetermined rt'astvns, into the rc'ar of a trat tor-frailer truck tiriven by Cruz C abello, 60, tif Pharr, Purvis was airlifted to University Ht)spital in San Anfonit), NBFD Battalion (;hief Oarrt'n Brinkkoeter said. He said the victim's truck was already aflame-when firefighters arrived. Brinkkt)eter said Purvis had leapc'd frtim the cab by the time rt'scue workers arrivt'tl. H<' had sufti'rc'd the deal, Obama said, "I'm very pleased it vyill help level the playing field for American automakers." Obama is scheduled to take l-ft' with him Friday to the Detroit, Michigan, area, the center of the U.S. auto industry, to tour a Ck’nf'ral Mot()rs plant. Let' said the deal, which still recjuires ap[)roval frt)m South Korea's legislature, "will mark a turning point in the enduring a liance i)c*tw('c‘n our fwt) nations" and (ailed it "a hisftiric achievement that will becomt' a significant milc'-stt)ne " It is Americ a's ixggest frc'e-trade agrt't'menf since the 1094 North Americ an Free' Trade Agrt't'mt'nf with ('anada .vnd Mexico. The pact will elevate the U.S.-South Ktirean alliantt', traditionally defined liy thc'ir i)pposition to North Korea; Moir« than 2H,0()0 U.S. troops remain l)ased in South Kt)rea as a deterrc'nt. Lee's state visit, which began offic ially Thursday morning witli a South Lavvn arrival ( ('rc'mony full of [X)m[) and ( irt umsf.int e despite persistent rain, gave Obama a t hantc* to celi'br.iti' a politic al vit to ry aftc'r going to Seoul t.isf Novemlx'r ft) .mnount e a frc‘c*-trade pat t with It'C' — tinly to sf.ind with his .illy empfy-ti a ndet I I x't a use thc'ir n('gf)ti.itors had bt't'n unal)le to finish the dt'.il. For ( )b.ini,i, it was a rare bipartis.m .u hit'vement amifl p()lilii al gridltx k t)ver his jobs .igt'iida lie.itl ing intt) his if election t ampaigii, anti iht' |)resi“ dent prtimtilt'ti it as protif t)f his ability to wt)rk with the t)p[)f )sition facial traum.i, Brinkkoeter said, his injuries not caused by tht> flames but in the t rash. 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