Tips for deer calling include starting with low volume calls, calling multiple times and being prepared before using deer calls. Common types of deer calls include grunt calls and bleat calls, with the right call depending on the situation.
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.
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.
A group of deer is called a herd. A group of roe deer is referred to as a bevy.
A baby deer is called a fawn. This is especially true for a baby deer not yet weaned from its mother. A whitetail deer fawn is born with white spots that it loses before it is weaned.
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.
Deer live in different countries around the world, including Canada and the United States. Deer are found in nearly all states in the U.S. except Alaska and Hawaii.
There are currently over 100 different subspecies of deer roaming the Earth, according to Deer Worlds. Surprisingly, they can be found throughout all continents with the exception of Antarctica, which is too cold.
The most common deer species in the U.S., the whitetail deer, can run up to 30 miles an hour.They are also fast swimmers and leapers.
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.