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Mule deer

Odocoileus hemionus

Description:

The most noticeable differences between white-tailed and mule deer are the size of their ears, the color of their tails, and the configuration of their antlers. In many cases, body size is also a key difference. The mule deer's tail is black-tipped, whereas the whitetail's is not. Mule deer antlers are bifurcated; they "fork" as they grow, rather than branching from a single main beam, as is the case with whitetails.

Habitat:

Mostly west of the Missouri River.

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Duprasi
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Duprasi

New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2016
Submitted on May 2, 2016

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