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Source: The Guradian

‘People think the deer are lovely. Then they learn more about it’: the deer cull dilemma

Today 01:32 GMT

In 2004, Mike was working for what was then called the Deer Commission when he and his colleagues were called in to conduct an emergency cull at Glenfeshie, an estate owned by a Danish billionaire in the Cairngorms National Park, where deer numbers had been allowed to grow to remarkable levels: an estimated 95 per sq km.

With the deer comes plague of another sort: cases of Lyme disease, spread by ticks that use the deer as hosts, have rocketed – in some areas reaching epidemic proportions.

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Source: Common Domain

Late Designer Vince Camuto’s Hamptons Estate Fetches $49 Million

Tuesday 07:01 GMT

The 20,000-square-foot mansion, known as Villa Maria, was owned by the late fashion designer Vince Camuto, who died in 2015, and Louise, his wife and business partner.

The whole estate was recently listed for $72 million, according to Harald Grant of Sotheby’s International Realty, the agent who represented the buyer in the $36 million deal. “The luxury market in the Hamptons had gone through this two- or three-year period where sellers priced at numbers that had no relationship to reality,” said appraiser Jonathan Miller, who tracks sales in the area.


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