Deer ticks are members of the arachnid family known for their ability to transmit Lyme's disease. They normally feed on birds and mice, and their range includes the central and eastern United States. They are much smalle... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Deer

Deer and ticks have a parasitic relationship. In parasitic relationships, one organism is harmed, while the other organism benefits. This is often written as (+,-) in scientific shorthand. More »

To remove a wood tick, grasp it firmly with tweezers as close to the mouth as possible, and pull it straight out, advises WebMD. Wash the area with soap and water, and apply an antibiotic cream. More »

Deer are members of the order Artiodactyle, which means that they have an even number of toes on each hoof. Deer are the only animals with antlers. Antlers are usually found only on male deer. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Deer

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 »

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 whitetail deer is a four-legged, cloven-hoofed mammal. The average whitetail deer has a long body that's between 5 and 6.5 feet long with a tail that's from 4 to 11 inches long. They stand between 2.6 and 3.2 feet high... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Deer