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WHITE-TAILED DEER

Odocoileus virginianus

Description:

The deer's coat is a reddish-brown in the spring and summer and turns to a grey-brown throughout the fall and winter. The deer can be recognized by the characteristic white underside to its tail.

Habitat:

It is the most widely distributed wild ungulate in North America. This deer was spotted within 1/2 mile of our house in semi-rural SW Pennsylvania.

Notes:

The insurance industry estimates 2.4 million deer/vehicle collisions occur annually; estimating damage cost to be over 7 billion dollars and 300 human lives.

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Windber, Pennsylvania, United States

Spotted on Apr 27, 2021
Submitted on May 3, 2021

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