mule deer

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mule deer

small, 3 ft deer with large, mule-like ears and tail tipped with black. Called also Odocoileus hemionus (syn. Dama hemionus).
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Balancing economic development, biological conservation, and human culture: The Sitka Black-tailed Deer, Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis, as an ecological indicator.
Key words: habitat use, Idaho, Montana, Mule Deer, Odocoileus hemionus, winter range
In the Intermountain West, wildlife-vehicle collisions primarily involve ungulates in general and mule deer Odocoileus hemionus in particular.
Because those eye-popping monster bucks are somewhere nearby, and they're going to walk right past your camera and trigger a series of images on it faster than you can pronounce Odocoileus hemionus.
These typical nocturnal mammals include Urocyon cineroargenteus (gray foxes), Vulpes macrotis (desert kit foxes), Canis latrans (coyotes), Lynx rufus (bobcats), Odocoileus hemionus (mule deer), and Felis concolor (mountain lion) (Eifert and Eifert 2000).
columbiana from Oregon and British Columbia and Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis from Alaska were used as outgroups in the cladistic analysis.
Key words: Alberta, deer-vehicle collisions, group size, highway, Kananaskis Valley, Mule Deer, Odocoileus hemionus, Odocoileus virginianus, road use, White-tailed Deer
2005) used the approach on the Washington State black bear Ursus americanus population and a Washington State mule deer Odocoileus hemionus population.
It's hard to draw a definitive line anywhere, and for sure, most of the mule deer in West Texas are true desert mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus crooki, after the old Indian fighter General George Crook.
1989, white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus; Page & Underwood 2006 and black-tailed deer Odocoileus hemionus colombianus; Leslie & Starkey 1985, 1987) and species that are likely to be mixed-feeders (such as sika deer Cervus nippon; Ueno et al.