black-tailed deer

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Related to black-tailed deer: Chital, mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus, roe deer

black-tailed deer

 (blăk′tāld′) also black·tail deer (-tāl′)
A mule deer of Pacific coastal regions having a black tail.


(or black′tail`) deer′,

a variety of mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus columbianus, of the W slope of the Rocky Mountains, having a tail that is black above.
Also called black′tail`.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: deer - mule deer of western Rocky Mountainsblack-tailed deer - mule deer of western Rocky Mountains
burro deer, mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus - long-eared deer of western North America with two-pronged antlers
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The black-tailed deer would bound up the ravines on their approach, and the bighorn would gaze fearlessly down upon them from some impending precipice, or skip playfully from rock to rock.
In these rugged and elevated regions they began to see the black-tailed deer, a species larger than the ordinary kind, and chiefly found in rocky and mountainous countries.
In 1966-67, Tennessee moved 75 black-tailed deer (right) from Oregon to high-fenced Volunteer Army Ammunition Plant in Chattanooga.
At Hopland Research and Extension Center (HREC), researcher Lindsey Hendricks-Franco, a doctoral candidate in integrative biology at UC Berkeley, is investigating the postfire nitrogen cycling roles played by ephemeral herbaceous plants such as whisperingbells (Emmenanthe penduliflora) and Brewer's redmaids (Calandrinia breweri) and by herbivores -- black-tailed deer, rodents and rabbits.
Deer-predator relationships: a review of recent North American studies with emphasis on mule and black-tailed deer.
Key words: Alaska, Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis, predation, Sitka Black-Tailed Deer, Tongass National Forest
The parasite didn't show up in genetic tests of blood samples from elk, pronghorn, mule deer, black-tailed deer or even in all of the samples from white-tailed deer.
The Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlife initiated a study of the effects of forest management on black-tailed deer Odocoileus hemionus columbianus reproduction in 2009.
Karin McCoy, Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist, will talk about Sitka black-tailed deer.
Search and rescue Deputy Cory Krauss says Withrow had been part of a four-person group camping at the flat for opening day of the black-tailed deer rifle season.
Their small acreage along the Columbia River Slough fosters more than one hundred species of birds, including Bald Eagles and Great Blue Heron, twelve native species of fish, western pond turtles, beaver, muskrat, river otter, and black-tailed deer.