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White Tailed Deer

White-Tailed Deer
Odocoileus Virginianus

Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Genus: Odocoileinae

Characteristics: White-tailed deer are tan or brown in the summer and grayish brown in winter. The have white on their throats, around their eyes, and nose, on their stomachs and on the underside of their tails. Males have antlers. Males weigh between 150 and 300 pounds and female weigh between 90 and 200 pounds.
White-tailed deer have scent glands on the hooves of all four feet. They also have scent glands on the inside of their rear legs. The scent from these glands are used for identification and during mating season.

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