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    White-Tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus, is the scientific name of the white-tailed deer ("Species Description: White-tailed Deer"). White-tailed deer are reddish brown in the summer and grayish brown in the winter. They get their name from the white strip of fur they have from the top of their stomachs to the tip of their tails. White-tailed deer can get up to about four to six feet in length. According to Nature Works, "males weigh between 150 and 300 pounds and females weigh between 90 and 200

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    An Inside Look at the White-Tailed Deer

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    were only 500,000 white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, in the United States (Insurance Institute for Highway and Safety, 2004). Since the settlers arrived, hunts for meat and hides have nearly caused the extinction of the white-tailed deer species. The beginning of the twentieth century marked a turning point in the human drive to save the deer. States began to limit hunting and preserve open space, which would have otherwise been used for agriculture. Today, white-tailed deer have exceeded their

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    White-Tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus, is the scientific name of the white-tailed deer ("Species Description: White-tailed Deer"). White-tailed deer are reddish brown in the summer and grayish brown in the winter. They get their name from the white strip of fur they have from the top of their stomachs to the tip of their tails. White-tailed deer can get up to about four to six feet in length. According to Nature Works, "males weigh between 150 and 300 pounds and females weigh between 90 and 200

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    White-Tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus is the scientific name of the white-tailed deer ("Species Description: White-tailed Deer"). White-tailed deer are reddish brown in the summer and grayish brown in the winter. They get their name from the white strip of fur they have from the top of their stomachs to the tip of their tails. White-tailed deer can get up to about four to six foot in length. According to Nature Works, "males weigh between 150 and 300 pounds and females weigh between 90 and 200

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    Prescribed Fire and White-Tailed Deer

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    White-tail deer are very unique animals that live in many different climates and ecosystems. They rely on most of the natural resources in woodland and grassland environments. These different environments can be manipulated greatly by the use of fire. Since deer are very important in the people best interest economically with the sport of hunting generating billions of dollars a year in the U.S., it is up to the people to help maintain the environment in which they live. Performing prescribed burns

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    White-tailed deer, also known as the whitetail, is native to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Peru and Bolivia. What are the things called antlers and what are they made of? Deer antlers are made of bone. They grow from pedicles, bony bumps found on the heads of all deer, and they drop off after the mating season ends. Both males and females have pedicles, but in most deer species only the males grow antlers what purpose do they serve? They have

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    The Northern White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is one of the largest wild animals in the northeastern area of the United States. This species can be upwards of four feet tall and weigh over 300 pounds. Typically, this animal is found in forests, fields, and brush areas in the Northern region. In warmer months the White-tailed deer have a reddish brown coat with a white belly. In the winter months this deer’s coat changes to a gray-brown color. The male deer in this species are known

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    The deer (Odocoileus spp.) may be one of the most valued and the most viewed mammalian wildlife species in North America. Millions of outdoor visitors savor the sights of deer and try to capture them on film. State fish and game agencies regard deer as a renewable, harvestable resource for viewing and hunting. Sport hunters annually bag about 1 million mule deer (O. hemionus) and 2 million white-tailed deer (O. virginianus). However, deer may cause profound damage by browsing on garden vegetables

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    History of White-Tailed Deer in Kentucky When our ancestors first reached Kentucky they found a great abundance of game, including deer. Early settlers utilized deer for food and clothing. Due to all the killing of the white-tail deer, around 1925 they were virtually eliminated in Kentucky. A few survived in areas such as, between the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers in western Kentucky, and a few survived in eastern Kentucky. In most places, though deer simply no longer occurred. When the deer was on

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    economics of white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, management is comprised of multiple facets. Deer herd health and population regulation are central to the economics of most deer management plans. The local white-tailed deer populations directly impact human welfare economics. The management of deer populations heavily affects agriculture, forestry, landscaping, and natural vegetation. Recreational services are another economic source realized from the management of white-tailed deer. Much of

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