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White-tailed deer leucistic variant

Odocoileus virginianus

Description:

The white deer found at Seneca Army Depot are a variation of the normally brown white-tailed deer. The Seneca White Deer are leucistic, lacking all pigmentation in the hair but they do have normal brown-colored eyes. See more at: http://senecawhitedeer.org/white-deer-na...



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Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago
White-tailed deer
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed deer


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3 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Thanks for the link. I just learned something new! Could you please add this info to your spotting with the url so that people see this without having to scroll all the way down? Thanks .

The white deer found at Seneca Army Depot are a variation of the normally brown white-tailed deer. The Seneca White Deer are leucistic, lacking all pigmentation in the hair but they do have normal brown-colored eyes. See more at: http://senecawhitedeer.org/white-deer-na...

empidonax
empidonax 5 years ago

Very cool sighting!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 5 years ago

Thank you for your comments Maria,
I think they are not really albino deer, take a look to this link:
http://senecawhitedeer.org/white-deer-na...

They are a very rare population of white deer living in an old army depot in the finger lakes

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Albino white-tailed deer are so beautiful!

Noe and Pili
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Noe and Pili

New York, USA

Lat: 42.73, Long: -76.82

Spotted on Aug 20, 2013
Submitted on Apr 5, 2014

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