White Tailed Deer - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

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White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginiananus)

Mammal, Urban Adapter

  • A large (100-300 pounds) mammal
  • Range is throughout the United States except for southwestern US
  • Coat is mostly brown, white throat patch, and white undersides of tail
  • Habitat includes wooded and open, grassy yards and fields
  • Herbivore, eating grasses, nuts, and woody vegetation