Deer Essays

  • Deer Hunting

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    It was a beautiful October afternoon as I climbed to the top of my tree stand. The sun was shining, and a slight breeze was blowing from the northwest. I knew that the deer frequented the area around my stand since my step-dad had shot a nice doe two days earlier from the same stand, and signs of deer were everywhere in the area. I had been sitting for close to two hours when I decided to stand up and stretch my legs as well as smoke a cigarette. I was nearly finished with my cigarette when

  • Deer Hunting

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    many other aspects that must be considered. An individual must have all preparations complete, purchase or gather the equipment needed, and know what to listen for while in the woods. First, an individual must get prepared for the beginning of the deer-hunting season. Contact your local parks and wildlife organization to find out the rules and regulations for that particular season, the dates for the season, and bag limits. Once you have gathered this information, go to any sporting goods or hardware

  • Deer Hunting

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    This was not the sound of a large squirrel burying a nut for the cold winter months, but the smooth steps of a deer. Cautiously maneuvering its way through the thick woods line, a deer walked towards the feeding field. Anxious overtook me, knowing the first deer with a precise nose could catch the slight breeze with my scent. Many birds scattered the field from the incoming sounds and the deer stepped into the open field ready to feed. My heart started to accelerate and my muscles tightened when I saw

  • Deer

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    The Deer The deer has been around as long as man can remember. It has always been in North and South America, and not that long ago was brought to Europe. The deer has been hunted for centuries by Stone Age man, American Indians, and now modern day hunters. The weapons used to hunt deer have changed as time goes on. They were hunted with rocks by Stone Age man, with spears and hand crafted bow and arrows by the Indians, with guns and still today the bow and arrow by modern day hunters. The purpose

  • The Deer Hunt

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    It is 5:30am on opening morning of deer hunting season and my alarm explodes into a racket that would wake an army. I roll out of bed and rub the sleep from my eyes. I only slept six hours last night because my family and I were preparing for the hunt, getting the guns ready, laying out a clothes-man, everything. As I throw some pants on, the smell of fresh pancakes wakes me up. It is at this time I realize the season is upon us. Since January I have been waiting for this day to come, today begins

  • Deer Descriptive Writing

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    Standing silently, I watch as the deer approaches me with great caution. Taking its time, it gently wades through the foliage; until it abruptly dashes away, getting lost in the miles of dark green terrain. Finally, I release my breath and stare at the large camera in my hands. I wonder to myself if my presence had startled the calm deer, or if the click of camera had scared it off. Hesitantly, I head back into the car and my dad starts the engine slowly. As we begin to drive toward Old Faithful

  • Analysis Of The Deer At Providencia

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    Life’s Agony[SM1] In Annie Dillard’s narrative, “The Deer at Providencia,” she reveals her awareness of and confusion regarding suffering by paralleling human and animal anguish and dignity. On a trip to Ecuador with a North American group in the village of Providencia, Dillard witnesses the suffering of a small deer. Her lack of reaction to the suffering deer stuns the travelers; however, Dillard intentionally conditions her awareness of suffering by encountering an article about a burn victim

  • Deer Population

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    White tailed deer populations continue to rise. The lack of land is causing unhealthy living environment for the white tailed deer. Deer overpopulation needs to be controlled. The three main types of deer control are hunting, predator control, and non-aggressive control methods. The most popular form of deer control is hunting. Hunting is a helpful management tool for keeping deer from becoming overpopulated. When European settlers arrived, the deer were hunted for meat and hide without thinking

  • Whitetail Deer

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    The whitetail deer, or scientifically known as Odocoileus virginianus, is one of the most known animals in America. They are found just about everywhere in the United States and can also be found in Canada, Mexico, and Central America. Because they are found all over, deer hunting has become a major sport and in the U.S. People hunt them for food and also for the challenge of getting the "big buck." Whitetails usually grow to three and a half foot tall and weigh 50 to 400 pounds depending on whether

  • Tufted Deer Research Paper

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    you ever heard of a Tufted Deer? Sure you might have heard of the White Tailed Deer but they are two different species. The Tufted Deer scientific name is Elaphodus cephalophus. They both are mammals but the Tufted Deer has fanged teeth. The tufted deer lives in China but the White Tailed is more common to the United States. They are both herbivores so they do not attack unless provoked not for food. The White Tailed Deer is large than the tufted. A Tufted deer has a long neck and a sleek

  • Descriptive Essay On Deer Camp

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    Imagine the biggest deer of our life walking in front of us. The thing is so big that at first glance you didn’t even think it was a deer. That is what the Zellmer deer camp is all about. The deer camp was started seven and a half decades ago by my grandfather’s grandfather. The Zellmer deer camp consists of nine Zellmer’s and one family friend. It consists of myself and my three brothers, my dad, my uncle, and my three cousins along with my cousin’s friend. We have carried this tradition on since

  • Deer Essay

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    White-tailed deer the most common member of the deer family and are also known as “Virginia Deer”. The first part of the name comes from its most distinctive feature, the 6-11 inch white tail or “flag”. A white-tailed deer averages around 42 inches tall, this deer ranges anywhere from 100 and 300 pounds in weight. The color of the deer's upper body and sides changes with the season, from a normal reddish-brown in summer to a greyish color in winter. Its belly and underside of its tail is completely

  • Personal Narrative: Deer In The Headlights

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    Deer in the Headlights For the past two years my dad and I have gone down to Kentucky in late October. My dad’s side of the family owns some land down there and they are good friends with the people who own the plot of land next to us. He usually lets us hunt on his land, and in turn we let him hunt on ours. My dad and I usually go down a Friday evening after school, and get there later that night. We spend the weekend at my Great Uncle’s house. When we get there we unload the things that

  • Argumentative Essay On Deer Hunting

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    Deer Hunting. As a young girl growing up in a small town in Pennsylvania, it was common for me to be around hunting. All of the men in my family were hunters, fishers, and trappers. As I grew older my view on hunting changed. I no longer viewed hunting as the normal thing to do but began to see it as wrong. Year after year I watched as the men in my family would go out to camp to chase bear or hunt deer. Each time I hoped they wouldn’t get anything. I am arguing against hunting. I feel that hunting

  • Deer Hunting: A Family Tradition

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    necessity, but now it is a tradition, passed on from father to son as a way to spend time together, enjoy the outdoors, and experience what our ancestors went through in hunting their dinner. Since it is considered a sport some think we are killing off the deer population, when in actuality, “While most other big-game species have declined with the spread of urbanization, the whitetail has been able to adapt to its ever-changing environment. Through the efforts of state agencies and conservation groups like

  • Essay On Deer Hunting

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    Do you love to hunt deer? I do too. As avid deer hunters, we spend countless hours preparing our bows or rifles so we’re ready to make the shot when it counts. We try different ammos and arrows, we sight in our weapons and we spend a good amount of time target shooting to make sure everything’s perfect. If everything goes right, we get the chance to take the shot. You took the shot and the deer is down, so now what? What is the most important tool you have on your body at this point? Your

  • A Critical Comparison of The Stag And Roe-Deer

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    A Critical Comparison of The Stag And Roe-Deer There are six stanzas, which are each seven lines long. This is written in free verse, it has no rhyming scheme and there is no rhythm that I can see. The lines are about ten words long, apart from the last two lines, which are shorter. The title is simple and straightforward. It is significant that the whole of the stanza is about people except for the last line, which is about the stag, keeping a distinction between the two. The poem is

  • The Gift Of Deer By Alice Hoover Summary

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    The Gift of Deer Review The Gift of Deer is a true story written and published by Alice Hoover in the year 1965. The true account is described through the author’s personal experiences over four years living in a secluded Minnesota forest. The basis of the story revolves around a deer named Peter and the effects he has on Hoover and her husband Ade. The protagonist of the story is Alice, but the antagonist is seen in many different things. This story begins by dragging out in vivid description

  • My First Deer Research Paper

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    My First Deer It was the Friday before the opening of bow season in September 2010. I can clearly remember sitting in school on that Friday afternoon, daydreaming about deer and the woods. I waiting impatiently for school to end so I could get my camo, deer stand, and bow ready for the next morning. My dad and I woke up early on that Saturday morning. It was a chilly as I sat in my deer stand, but the forest was alive with activity, the birds were chirping a tune, the squirrels were running along

  • Deer Road Accident

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    While deer hunters may have difficulty finding deer in the woods, the creatures still seems to love the Wisconsin roads. During October and November, we have the mating season for the deer, which will increase the activity during dusk and dawn. The deer move back and forth between their feeding and bedding areas. However, as they roam, it can cause car accidents as the deer move into the path of drivers. According to the Department of Transportation, in 2014 alone, Wisconsin law enforcement responded