A recent letter criticizing "Bambi" contained numerous inflammatory and incorrect statements.
Deer don't cause Lyme Disease -- ticks do.
Deer don't clear out old-growth forests -- greedy developers do.
Deer don't cause the majority of serious auto accidents -- speeding or drunk drivers do.
Since deer-auto accidents continue to occur in areas where hunting is prevalent, the irrationality of this argument is clear.
A successful, humane and inexpensive contraceptive is available to control the deer population. If a problem exists, this method could be used instead of resorting to ignorant, dangerous and violent means.
RON ALLISON Amherst