Definition of white-tailed deer in English:

white-tailed deer

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(North American also whitetail)


  • A reddish to greyish American deer with white on the belly and the underside of the tail.
    • Odocoileus virginianus, family Cervidae
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    • I've taken an even dozen whitetail and mule deer bucks at ranges from 20 meters to a full 80, all of which were one-shot kills.
    • Cattle, sheep, and goats can thrive on actively managed landscapes, as can pronghorn antelope and whitetail deer.
    • There should be whitetail and mule deer in abundance, and this is the most likely place to spot a golden eagle.

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