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         The fur of the whitetail deer is a grayish color in the winter then more red comes out during the summer. Only the bucks have antlers. Young males begin to grow their antlers in the spring, then towards the fall the skin on their antlers begins to deteriorate. The velvet is very itchy and the young male will rub its new antlers on anything possible. The average height of the deer is between 3 – 3.5 ft. Their tail length is about 30 cm. in length. Their weight ranges

  • The Deer

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    stopped and began to get out to go for a walk on the nature trail. As I looked up, I saw the deer. There was something about the way his helpless eyes gazed at me. I slowly started to approach him. It looked as if he had no hope for his life left. His hair was very thin but rough around his neck and legs. There was dried up blood above his left eye it seemed as if he were in a harmful fight with another deer recently. I slowly and calmly continued to walk towards him trying, as much as possible, not

  • 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

  • deer

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    As TWRA’s deer coordinator, I’m constantly contemplating deer management and hunting. A reoccurring thought for me is how much deer hunting has changed since I began hunting in 1990. At that time, deer hunting in my hometown of Statesville, Tennessee was communal. I recall archery hunters working together before season to fine-tune archery skills to improve their chances of harvesting on opening day. Many of my favorite childhood memories developed from these gatherings. You would be amazed

  • Whitetailed deer

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    Whitetail Hunt      Whitetail deer are said to be the most commonly hunted animal in North America. Throughout history, people that have lived in America have always wanted this animal for its meat and skin. With the large increase of hunters, our government has made rules and regulations to maintain the population of the famed whitetail deer.       Whitetail deer are major game for hunters today and have been a staple resource as far back as the

  • 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

  • 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 Essay

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    Pilgrims were introduced to the Indians, the deer was a big meat source for survival. They used the meat, bones for various needs, including sewing and the fur for clothing. The deer became an everyday hunted game. The decline of the deer population began. Before Mayflower Landed, Indians had a Saying "you only killed what you can eat, so that you can eat tomorrow', the forest itself did not provide the optimum habitat necessary to maintain the deer population. The Deer’s were abundant, in areas

  • 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