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This species is found in our yard in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin almost every day. They are herbivores; their stomachs allow them to digest many different things. Things such as fruit, nuts, grass, twigs, leaves, corn, fungi, and alfalfa. They have a gestation period if 7 months and give birth to 1-3 young in May or June. Their young are called fawns.
Winter: coniferous forests Summer: meadows, and sometimes coniferous forests for shade. They are found in North America, South America, and Southern Canada. Their predators in these regions include Bobcats, Mountain Lions, Coyotes, and people.
This species has a reddish-brown coat that fades to gray in the winter.