Thursday 18 June 2020

White-Tail Deer in the Neighborhood

    I was surprised this morning to see a White-tailed deer in the yard.  Just yesterday a neighbor told me that he had seen some at his place.  While White-tails are common in a lot of the Robson Valley, in our neck of the woods we don’t see them, we see Mule Deer.
    White-tails are a lighter tan color, they seem more delicate, and as you might expect, have a long tail that is white on the underside.  The white tail is like a flag waving behind them as they bound away.  Mule deer (photo below) are more bulky, a darker color, and look stronger.
    I don’t know why the White-tails have suddenly made an appearance.

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