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Piebald Whitetail Deer(Molly)

Odocoileus virginianus

Description:

The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), also known as the Virginia deer or simply as the whitetail, is a medium-sized deer native to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Peru. It has also been introduced to New Zealand and some countries in Europe, such as Finland, Czech Republic, and Serbia. In the Americas, it is the most widely distributed wild ungulate. In North America, the species is widely distributed east of the Rocky Mountains, but elsewhere, it is mostly replaced by the black-tailed or mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus). In western North America, it is found in aspen parklands and deciduous river bottomlands within the central and northern Great Plains, and in mixed deciduous riparian corridors, river valley bottomlands, and lower foothills of the northern Rocky Mountain regions from South Dakota and Wyoming to southeastern British Columbia, including the Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands.

Habitat:

Hard wood oaks


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3 Comments

keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

Piebald, please add to Rare Color Morphs mission

afata1
afata1 6 years ago

Same thing me and my brother said on our first encounter. Thanks.

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Looks more like a llama than a deer. Nice spot.

afata1
Spotted by
afata1

Hampton Bays, New York, USA

Lat: 40.87, Long: -72.52

Spotted on May 25, 2013
Submitted on May 25, 2013

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