White-tailed Deer. By: Robert McKain. Facts 1. They range from the tree line in Canada to subequatorial South America. There are about 100 types of deer. Facts 2. They are the only animal that posses antlers. The White-tailed Deer is named for its broad tail which is white on the underside.
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By: Robert McKain
They range from the tree line in Canada to subequatorial South America
There are about 100 types of deer
They are the only animal that posses antlers.
The White-tailed Deer is named for its broad tail which is white on the underside.
Class : mammalsSubclass : herbivoresOrder : artiodactyla (artios even, dactylos finger)Suborder : ruminantiaFamily : cervidae
Genus : Odocoileus
Species : virginianus
The direction of movement is visible by the ground projection on the front of the print as well as small skids forward on slipping ground.
One can see a clear difference in the size of the print between a male (on the left) and a female (on the right).
Deers and herds usually live in the underwoods of the leafy trees (source of their food). They come out in edge at the time of the rut to join their " bellow area ". It's an usual area, they will go back there every year
Deer have many natural and unnatural dangers that oppose to them. Most of these dangers are natural predators like mountain lion, panthers, and wolves. But the biggest threat to them is the automobile and being hunted by human.
*The breeding season begins in
October and lasts till December
*The y have a 7 month gestation period
*The fawn is hidden for several
weeks after birth
They usually have one to two fawns.
grasses, tree buds,