Virginia deer


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Virginia deer

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Virginia deer

n
(Animals) another name for white-tailed deer
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Noun1.Virginia deer - common North American deerVirginia deer - common North American deer; tail has a white underside
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
genus Odocoileus, Odocoileus - North American deer
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I am not pleased with how Virginia deer hunting is being managed.
Consider that the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries recently decided to ban the use of urine-based lures after several Virginia deer tested positive for CWD (Alaska also has a similar ban on urine-based lures).
We call him plain old "whitetail," but the more proper designation is "white-tailed deer Odocoi-leus virginianus, or in earlier days, the "the Virginia deer." The whitetail was the first large mammal encountered by the earliest European settlers and explorers and was an important food source for them and virtually all of the Indian tribes in the eastern half of North America.
The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), also known as the Virginia deer or simply as the whitetail, is a medium-sized deer native to the United States (all but five of the states), Canada, Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Peru.
From this host it strayed to the native Virginia deer, Odocoileus virginianus, on which it now breeds at several localities in the northeastern United States....
The following year he was sent a two-year-old called Virginia Deer who put the then 25-year-old on the map, winning four times including a Listed race and the Group Three Curragh Stakes.
The Fredericksburg/ Northern Neck Chapter of the Virginia Deer Hunters Association sponsors this hunt.
Curragh trainer Kevin O'Brien, whose biggest flat success as an apprentice came on Virginia Deer in a Group 3 at the Curragh, saddled his first winner at headquarters and savoured the biggest success as a trainer when Newpark Lady (Richard Hughes) landed the pounds 65,000 Ladbroke Rockingham Handicap.

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