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Mule Deer

Odocoileus hemionus


White-Tailed Deer in Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado.

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AshleyT 8 years ago
Mule Deer
Odocoileus hemionus Mule deer

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AshleyT 8 years ago

Being an expert in fish is much more impressive than knowing mammals! That's what this site is all about, learning new things :)

SargonR 8 years ago

Fascinating observation, I am a fish expert myself, living in Hawaii. I only get to see "exotic" animal like deer when I travel. Thanks!

AshleyT 8 years ago

The large white rump with a black-tipped tail makes these mule deer. A white-tailed deer only shows white on the rump when the tail is raised :)

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Alamosa, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Nov 17, 2013
Submitted on Apr 22, 2014

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