Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Cervidae
Subfamily : Capreolinae
Species : Odocoileus virginianus
The White-tailed deer is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the whitetailed deerA young / baby of a whitetailed deer is called a 'fawn or ass'. The females are called 'doe, hind or cow' and males 'buck, stag or bull'. A whitetailed deer group is called a 'herd'.
CountriesBelize, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, United States and Venezuela
White-tailed deer habitatsSubarctic forest
Some facts about the
Adult weight : 87 kg (191.4 lbs)
Maximum longevity : 22 years
Female maturity :309 days
Male maturity : 417 days
Gestation : 198 days
Weaning : 129 days
Litter size : 2
Litters per year : 1
Interval between litters : 304 days
Weight at birth : 3 kg (6.6 lbs)
Weight at weaning : 36 kg (79.2 lbs)
Basal metabolic rate : 123 W
Body mass : 61.863 kg (136.0986 lbs)
Temperature : 38.85 °C (101.93 °F)
Facts about the white-tailed deer
GENERAL INFORMATION The white-tailed deer is one of our best known and easily recognized large mammals.
In Texas, at least, the breeding season for white-tailed deer is fairly predictable from year to year.
Let's learn about the White-tailed deer The white-tailed deer is a big game mammal found throughout the state.
Printouts The White-Tailed Deer is a long-legged, fast-moving mammal.
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The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is an important host for all three mobile stages of A.
The white-tailed deer is aptly named because the white undersurface of its flaglike tail is about all that we see in the fleeting
The white-tailed deer is the only native deer in Maryland.
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is a demand species that was selected for its big game status,
White-tailed deers are great swimmers and runners.
Zimmermann, 1780 The White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is a medium sized deer found throughout the 48 contiguous states of the United States, southern Canada and as far south as Panama.
The white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, is a game species that commonly occurs throughout much of North and South America. (Full text)
Physical Characteristics The fur of the white-tailed deer is a grayish color in the winter then more (Full text)
The White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is the most popular game species in Misissippi. (Full text)
Able to leap tall fences in a single bound, the white-tailed deer is an animal of incredible beauty and power. (Full text)
Cervidae (deer) The white tail deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is a common find in the rivers I dive. (Full text)
The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is the oldest of all the deer species in the western hemisphere, and that by a very large margin. (Full text)
The White-tailed Deer, Odocoileus virginianus, is found in forest edge habitats statewide. (Full text)More animals beginning with W