Deer - White-tailed Deer

Deer  -  White-tailed Deer
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Family
  Deer
Species
  White-tailed Deer
Status
  Least Concern
Added by
  Shayna Hartley Imaging - turtle
Date Updated
  Tue Mar 8 13:01:08 2016
Image Credit
  JindoJeff
Image Comment
  Closeup of the face of a white-tailed deer.
Image From
  Cosley Zoo
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Deer - White-tailed Deer Facts & Trivia for kids

  • A mother white-tailed deer will raise her tail when she runs. This helps her fawns follow her through the woods.
  • Male White-tailed Deer will rub their antlers on tree bark to marks. These marks are called rubs.
  • White-tail deer have many enemies to watch out for, such as wolf, coyote, lynx and bobcat.
  • White-tailed Deer lose their antlers each winter. This is called shedding the antlers.
  • Adult White-tailed Deer can reach anywhere from 115 to 310 pounds.
  • White-tailed Deer can be agressive and may attack humans if they feel threatened.
  • White-tailed Deer prefer to live in areas where there are both fields and forests.
  • White-tailed Deer are browsers, eating mostly leaves twigs and shrubs instead of grasses.

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