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Mule Deer

Odocoileus hemionus

Description:

I wasn't sure whether these were whitetail or mule deer (both occur in SD), but as the website I found describes mule deer as having a conspicuous white rump and a black tail tip, I think they are that species. Plus the very large ears.. One female and one fawn together, grazing.

Habitat:

somewhere near Custer State Park, winding up into the hills.

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FianaShapiro
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FianaShapiro

Custer, South Dakota, USA

Spotted on Jul 11, 2011
Submitted on Jan 20, 2012

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