Female deer are commonly called does but may also be referred to as hinds or cows. Male deer are commonly called stags but are also known as harts, bucks or bulls, while young deer are known as calfs or fawns. More »

There are a range of names for the male deer, including buck, bull, hart and stag. There are more than 100 types of deer, although the whitetail deer is the most prevalent in the United States. More »

A baby deer is commonly referred to as a fawn or calf. As deer reach adulthood they acquire different names depending on their gender. Adult male deer are called bucks, while females are categorized as does. More »

A baby deer is commonly referred to as a fawn or calf. As deer reach adulthood they acquire different names depending on their gender. Adult male deer are called bucks, while females are categorized as does. More »

Most animals in the deer family are crepuscular, meaning that they are most active during dawn and dusk, rather than being strictly nocturnal creatures. Some deer alter their activity patterns to avoid hunting by humans,... More »

The behavior of whitetail deer varies with age. Fawns are playful, naive and curious, while adults are more cautious and wary. Fawn bucks are also more aggressive and less suspicious. Whitetail deer are crepuscular anima... More »

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A large male deer is frequently called a stag, and a female deer is called a doe. There are other terms that are specifically applied for specific types of deer. More »