10/11/2012 11:55 am ET

Are Deer's Days Doomed In Chevy Chase?

Patch/Ellouise Schoettler

It's not your imagination -- the local deer population really is booming.

The number of deer inhabiting a section of Rock Creek Park in Chevy Chase is more than three times what is recommended for the area, according to a news statement from the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

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