stopovers http://wyomingpublicradio.net en More research needed on migration 'rest stops,' scientists say http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/more-research-needed-migration-rest-stops-scientists-say <p>Researchers hope to determine how much development mule deer can tolerate on their migration routes.</p><p>Biologist Hall Sawyer found in a recent study that when mule deer travel between their summer and winter ranges, they spend 95 percent of their time stopping and eating.</p><p>&ldquo;If we consider these migration routes highways, the stopovers would be like the hotels, where you crash in for the night and grab a bite to eat,&rdquo; Sawyer said. &ldquo;And maybe you stay there for a night, maybe you stay for a week.&rdquo;</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 23:33:53 +0000 Willow Belden 18810 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net More research needed on migration 'rest stops,' scientists say