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White-Tailed Deer

Odocoileus virginianus

Description:

The deer's coat is a reddish-brown in the spring and summer and turns to a grey-brown throughout the fall and winter. The deer can be recognized by the characteristic white underside to its tail, which it shows as a signal of alarm by raising the tail during escape.

Habitat:

forests

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Spotted on Dec 10, 2011
Submitted on Nov 14, 2011

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