Quite the assumptions there, sir.
It's most likely that the deer is part of a research program. I shot a doe just like you describe and I'm not hunting caged animals.
Nothing like the benefit of the doubt.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.