mule deer


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mule deer

n.
A brownish-gray deer (Odocoileus hemionus) of western North America, having long mulelike ears, large branching antlers in the male, and usually a white tail with a black tip.

mule deer

n
(Animals) a W North American deer, Odocoileus hemionus, with long ears and a black-tipped tail

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n.
a deer, Odocoileus hemionus, of W North America, having large ears and a gray coat.
[1795–1805, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mule deer - long-eared deer of western North America with two-pronged antlersmule deer - 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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Increasing human activity in the Stinking Springs area creates additional stress on the fragile mule deer population that winters in the area, requiring the mule deer to use up their supply of stored winter fat more quickly than normal, said Monica Zimmerman, BLM Upper Snake outdoor recreation planner.
Several mule deer rose from the bottom and pogoed up the far side.
These deer almost never grow antlers large enough to qualify for the mule deer list, so until 2014 there had never been one entered in the archery record book from this area.
Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) are an economically and socially important species in the western united States and population numbers throughout their range have varied since western settlement (Heffelfinger, 2006).
ABSTRACT--Winter survival of Rocky Mountain Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus hemionus) depends on an energy conservation strategy.
The Booner mule deer simulates a 200-pound buck, standling 58 inches tall and 45 inches long, The buck sports a massive rack.
Psoroptes mites previously have been detected on mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) sympatric with a population of desert bighorn sheep in New Mexico (Lange et al.
Touching the Wild: Living with the Mule Deer of Deadman Gulch
TOUCHING THE WILD: LIVING WITH THE MULE DEER OF DEADMAN GULCH comes from a naturalist who is known for his prior book Illumination in the Flatwoods which served as the foundation for the PBS Nature documentary series, and here turns to the mule deer, exploring its uncertain existence and natural history.
Previous investigations of genetic divergence in mule deer Odocoileus hemionus have found that population structure corresponds to subspecies boundaries (Latch et al.
In the past 10 years--driven by sportsmen's demands--the Nevada Department of Wildlife has spent about $4 million contracting with Wildlife Services to kill mountain lions, coyotes, and ravens to promote mule deer and sage grouse.
Minox USA announces it will contribute $25 to the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) for each new Minox limited edition MDF BV II 10x42 binocular sold.