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Mule deer can be as tall as 3 to 3.5 feet at the shoulders and weigh between 100 and 300 pounds. Ranging in length from 4 to 6.5 feet, they are smaller and slower than white-tailed deer and are prevalent throughout the w... More »

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Deer are obligate herbivores, which means that they only eat plant matter and struggle to digest meat. Deer primarily graze on grass and leaves, but they also eat nuts, fungi, grain and fruit. They eat small twigs in tim... More »

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The main predators of deer are people and dogs. Deer are also subject to predation by coyotes, bobcats, mountain lions and wolves. More »

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The tallest moose on record is a male Alaskan moose that was first discovered in 1897, as it stood 7 feet and 8 inches at the shoulders and weighed 1,819 pounds. This moose had antlers that spread approximately 79 inches... More »

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Giant pandas have a large black-and-white body with a white face and torso and black eye patches, ears, muzzle, legs and shoulders. Some scientists believe their coloration provides camouflage in their natural habitat. More »

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Many large predator animals in the Americas prey on white-tailed deer, including grey wolves, alligators, mountain lions and similar large cats, such as jaguars. In addition, deer fawns are often targets for medium-sized... More »

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The scientific name for the white-tailed deer is Odocoileus virginianus. The white-tailed deer is found primarily in forest lands throughout North America, Mexico, parts of Central America and southern Canada. More »

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