Odocoileus hemionus

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Related to Odocoileus hemionus: mule deer, Black tailed deer
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Noun1.Odocoileus hemionus - long-eared deer of western North America with two-pronged antlersOdocoileus hemionus - long-eared deer of western North America with two-pronged antlers
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
genus Odocoileus, Odocoileus - North American deer
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Patterns of PrPCWD accumulation during the course of chronic wasting disease infection in orally inoculated mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus).
The Sonoran mule deer, properly Odocoileus hemionus crooki, are desert mule deer named after General Crook, who chased Geronimo through their range.
Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) and elk (Cervus elaphus) occurred within the study area; however, only adult, female white-tailed deer and their fawns were observed at mineral licks.
RESULTS--Throughout northern California, carcasses of mammals observed over 11 years and 89,229 km driven included 423 black-tailed jackrabbits (Lepus californicus), 203 California ground squirrels (Spermophilus beecheyi), 152 Virginia opossums, 128 raccoons (Procyon lotor), 103 striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis), 56 western gray squirrels (Scuirus griseus), 30 black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus), four red foxes (Vulpes vulpes), 152 domestic cats {Fells domesticus), 33 rats {Rattus norvegicus, Rattus rattus), and 14 domestic dogs {Canis domesticus).
Consistent with other wildland portions of Cougar range, >95% of Cougar diet in Washington is composed of Black-tailed Deer (Odocoileus hemionous columbianus), Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus), White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus), and Elk (Spencer and others 2001; Cooley and others 2008; White 2009).
1989, white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus; Page & Underwood 2006 and black-tailed deer Odocoileus hemionus colombianus; Leslie & Starkey 1985, 1987) and species that are likely to be mixed-feeders (such as sika deer Cervus nippon; Ueno et al.
In cervid research, it was initially used to evaluate size of insular black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus) on Coronation Island in southeast Alaska (Klein 1964).
Field validation and assessment of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detecting chronic wasting disease in mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), and Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni).
Active defense of fawns by related does has been reported among black-tailed does (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) (Dasmann and Taber, 1956; Miller, 1974).
Populations of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) have declined significantly throughout the West since the early 1990s (Heffelfinger and Messmer, 2003), resulting in listing as a species of concern in New Mexico and elsewhere.
The area hosts a full complement of native ungulates and large carnivores, including Bison, Moose (Alces americanus), Caribou (Rangifer tarandus), Dall's Sheep (Ovis dalli), Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus), Grizzly Bear, Black Bear (Ursus americanus), and Wolves.
Moose (Alces alces), caribou (Rangifer tarandus), and Sitka black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis) are caught in wolf snares every year in Alaska (Gardner 2007).