black-tailed deer

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black-tailed deer

 (blăk′tāld′) also black·tail deer (-tāl′)
A mule deer of Pacific coastal regions having a black tail.
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(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`.
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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.
For example, management strategies that result in coniferous forest regeneration resulted in small amounts of year-round forage and negatively influenced adult female Sitka Black-tailed Deer (Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis; Farmer and others 2006) survival.
They confirmed death of black-tailed deer, hog deer, Chinkara, and blue bulls brought from Kohat and spotted deer, one fallow-deer and a monkey.
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.
(2014) rigorously examined the differences in survival estimates and ecological inference in a population of marked neonatal Sitka black-tailed deer O.
Deer-predator relationships: a review of recent North American studies with emphasis on mule and black-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 29:99-115.
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.
Although anecdotal, 9 black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) died after being chased by dogs (Cowan 1946) and subsequent necropsies suggested a combination of heavy fluke infestation and exertion caused the hepatic portal system to hemorrhage.