White-tailed deer are medium-sized reddish-brown deer native to North America.
Medium-sized reddish-brown deer with thick, slightly woolly looking fur
37 to 87 inches tall
150 to 300 pounds
White-tailed deer fawns release a high-pitched squeal. Bucks and does grunt at different pitches.
White-tailed deer mate in late October to early November and have 1 to 3 spotted fawns.
White-tailed deer each large amounts of plants including shoots, leaves, and grasses. They also eat acrons, fruit, and corn. They can also eat mushrooms and poison ivy.
White-tailed deer are best known for their forest habitats, but can adapt to a wide variety of other habitats including prairie, savanna woodlands, and sage communities.
White-tailed deer only wag their tails when they are startled, unlike dogs.