Arf. The "questions" were based on the assumption that the people would want to approach the deer and the deer would want to charge and injure the humans, and that conflict was inevitable and no other outcome possible. Which is why you lead with, "How many injuries is too many?" If people are stupid they get hurt. If people are respectful and keep their distance (yes, that could include going inside and being mildly inconvenienced) then things can be resolved more beneficially to all parties. The city was somewhere in Canada, the US or China (etc). This may or may not be the one that I watching on TV, but it's the same deal: The Wild Deer That Roam a Japanese City's Streets | WIRED e: Notice that it's the human attitude to the animals that makes this possible. The animals are "revered" by the locals. Rather than terrified by the media that they will be eaten alive, or by scare-mongers such as yourself.