Deer

Deer

Mule Deer (Obocoileus hemionus) – Western-Northern America.

Formosan Sika Deer  (also called Japanese Deer) (Cervus nippon taivanus) – Formosa, Vietnam, Taiwain, China and Japan.  The Sika Deer has a Reddish-brown coat with white spots in summer, turning darker in winter.  Only the male have antlers that have a maximum of four points.  Their diet consists of fruits, flowers, plants, grass, leaves and twigs.

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White-tailed deer – (Odocoileus virginianus) – (Lynchburg, Virginia) South Canada, South America.  This deer is reddish-brown in the summer and in the winter the coat is gray-brown.  The underside of the tail is white.  The Females do not have antlers.  Only the males have antlers.  If alarmed, the white-tailed deer bounds away into the forest with the tail raised.  The “white flag” signals danger.
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