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Mule Deer

Odocoileus hemionus

Description:

This deer is fairly large with males weighing 150–300 pounds (68–140 kg); females (does) are smaller. Their coats are typically gray. Antlers can be large with tines forking being typical in adult males.

Habitat:

Generally found in drier, open environments in the American West and Rocky Mountains.

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5 Comments

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 8 years ago

What a beautiful portrait! That rack is huge! He's gorgeous!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Wonderful portraits - I like the third photo best

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 8 years ago

Thanks everyone. I've added two more photos to this spotting.

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

Quite Impressive Gordon.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Fantastic spot Gordon.

Gordon Dietzman
Spotted by
Gordon Dietzman

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Oct 23, 2011
Submitted on Aug 24, 2012

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