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White-tailed Deer

Odocoileus virginianus

Description:

White-tailed deer vary in size across their range with the smallest subspecies living in the south and ranging to animals that on the average are twice that size in the northern part of their range. They are reddish brown in the summer and tend toward gray/brown in the winter. Males are larger than females and have forked antlers that are shed and regrown annually.

Habitat:

Forests, including scrub/thorn forests in the south.


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Gordon Dietzman
Spotted by
Gordon Dietzman

Texas, USA

Lat: 28.23, Long: -96.90

Spotted on Apr 30, 2013
Submitted on Feb 8, 2014

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