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Boys Like Girls  Geotagged,Mule Deer,Odocoileus hemionus,United States Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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  1. Hehe, telling photo. Posted 8 years ago

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The most noticeable differences between white-tailed and mule deer are the size of their ears, the color of their tails, and the configuration of their antlers. In many cases, body size is also a key difference. The mule deer's tail is black-tipped, whereas the whitetail's is not. Mule deer antlers are bifurcated; they "fork" as they grow, rather than branching from a single main beam, as is the case with whitetails. Each spring, a buck's antlers start to regrow almost immediately after the old.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Oct 11, 2012. Captured Nov 26, 2007 17:26 in 756 County Road 906a, Montrose, CO 81403, USA.
  • f/5.6
  • 1/320s
  • ISO400
  • 263mm