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white-tailed deer

called also Odocoileus virginianus (syn. Dama virginianus). A small, 3 ft high at the withers, graceful red to gray true deer with a distinctive white tail.
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The population of whitetail deer on Skidaway Island has increased over the past several decades since the initial development of the island in 1973 (1, pers comm.
Of the 29 varieties of big game on our continent, only black bears and whitetail deer inhabit the East in abundance.
That's right, the whitetail deer is--and always will be--king of game species in this country, and it certainly holds dominion over the other commonly hunted deer in the United States: the mule deer.
But, of the three primary defense mechanisms that a whitetail deer uses for survival--sight, hearing and smell--the most important, least understood and most difficult to fool is the sense of smell.
Here are the most significant whitetail deer trophies ever recorded, including the Breen Buck, Mel Johnson's archery Worlds Record, James Jordan's legendary typical from Wisconsin, and so much more.
Far more people are injured by horses and other domestic animals, I'm told that Whitetail deer kill about 10 people a year in the U.
22s because they are rarely suitable and frequently illegal for hunting large game, including whitetail deer.
From my field experience and extensive testing, I consider the Remington 165-grain Core-Lokt JHP a top hunting load, especially for whitetail deer where quick expansion of this smallish caliber is particularly important
This headline from a January 1993 article in the Washington Post gets to the heart of scientists' concern that browsing by an overabundance of whitetail deer is inhibiting forest growth and reducing the diversity of plant and animal species.