Virginia deer


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Related to Virginia deer: Odocoileus Virginianus, whitetail deer

Virginia deer

Virginia deer

n
(Animals) another name for white-tailed deer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 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.

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