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  Deer | The Humane Society of the United States
While fl-tailed deer and mule deer are found in the middle and west of the continent, white-tailed deer can be found pretty much everywhere, except for the northern tier of Canada and parts of the far western United States.
Deer are one of the most easily recognized wild animals in North America, and in many places they are the largest type of wildlife people encounter.
Deer are faithful to areas called home ranges, areas that are apparently shared by related females who form matriarchies and that exclude related males after they have reached sexual maturity.
www.hsus.org /wildlife/a_closer_look_at_wildlife/deer.html   (578 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Deer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Deer are widely distributed, with representatives in all continents except Australia, Antarctica, and Africa.
Deer meat, for which they are hunted and farmed, is called venison.
A number of deer hybrids are bred to improve meat yield in farmed deer.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Deer   (1178 words)

  
 EEK! - Critter Corner - The White-Tailed Deer
Deer graze on tree leaves, broadleaved herbs, and berries in the summer and acorns, grass, and herbs during the fall.
During the winter, deer munch on white cedar, twigs, nuts, fruits, and corn and in the spring deer eat grass, wheat, and alfalfa.
Deer beds are usually surrounded by plants or shrubs to protect the deer from rain or snow.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/eek/critter/mammal/fawn.htm   (946 words)

  
 NatureWorks -White-tailed Deer
The white-tailed deer is tan or brown in the summer and grayish brown in winter.
Deer and people are living closer to each other because of human development and growth in deer and human populations.
White-tailed deer mate in November in the northern parts of their range and in January or February in the southern parts of their range.
www.nhptv.org /natureworks/whitetaileddeer.htm   (781 words)

  
 When Deer Become a Nuisance
Deer do not have front teeth in the upper jaw, so twigs browsed by deer are distinguished from those browsed by snowshoe hare or porcupine by a part bite and jagged tear pattern, rather than a clean cut.
While deer can easily jump over an electric fence, it is normal behavior for a deer to walk to a garden and try to crawl under any barrier.
Part of the solution to deer damage is to keep the deer population in balance with its natural habitat.
www.gov.ns.ca /natr/wildlife/nuisance/deer.htm   (1750 words)

  
 Deer.com | Information on Deer, Whitetail Deer, Deer Hunting, and Deer Hunting Seasons
Thus, western deer are forced to move longer distances to feed, bed and breed.
But most free-roaming deer never live that long; they are hit by cars, succumb to disease, killed by predators or shot by hunters.
Serious deer hunters know that when it comes to choosing the right outfitter, collecting as much information as possible is critical to an enjoyable and successful hunt.
www.deer.com   (584 words)

  
 Deer - Sub-Program 1 of the rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
In 1997—98 there were 190,000 farmed deer in Australia and the national herd further expanded until the onset of the drought in 2002, but then contracted to the current estimate of 150,000 head.
Red deer and red deer hybrids are the predominant farmed deer species because their larger carcass size reduces slaughter and processing costs, but there are also significant numbers of fallow deer.
Deer farming in Queensland - economic considerations (QDPI Notes)
www.rirdc.gov.au /programs/deer.html   (1377 words)

  
 Deer hunting: Minnesota DNR
Each year, approximately 500,000 hunters harvest roughly 200,000 deer.
Deer hunt - Camp Ripley archery hunt - 1st season
Deer hunt - Camp Ripley archery hunt - 2nd season
www.dnr.state.mn.us /hunting/deer/index.html   (253 words)

  
 Deer Farm Directory
Are you interested in starting a deer farm, but don't know where to begin?
Listings of deer and elk farms located all over the world.
Deer and elk farming associations from around the world.
www.deerfarms.com   (165 words)

  
 Mule Deer Foundation
The Mule Deer Foundation announced the creation of the Mule Deer Foundation Endowment Fund at its Eighth Annual Convention in association with the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo (WHCE) in Salt Lake City, Utah on February 7, 2008.
The creation of the Mule Deer Foundation Endowment Fund is another step in our journey to conserve and ensure mule deer, fl-tailed deer and their habitats.
The CWD Alliance and its partner organizations are committed to providing timely, scientifically accurate information regarding chronic wasting disease, its impacts on wildlife and humans, and recommendations for its control.
www.muledeer.org   (713 words)

  
 Deer Information | Business.com
Breeders and producers of deer, along with related resources and information.
A full service resource for new and experienced deer farmers and game ranchers.
Produce first class breeding stock for deer farming and processing.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Deer&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/agriculture/livestock/deer/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdct=20080612070744&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-EC7559AA-B3A1-B65A-B58E-98367171E913-ym   (196 words)

  
 Deer Park Monastery
Read through the Deer Park Ecological Initiative and the Earth Peace Treaty Commitment Sheet.
All retreats at Deer Park Monastery include the basic practices of sitting meditation and chanting, walking meditation, eating in mindfulness, group discussions, touching the Earth, total relaxation, and working meditation.
Depending on the retreat, extra activities may include private consultations, mountain hiking, bon-fire, and song and skit performances.
www.deerparkmonastery.org   (427 words)

  
 Deer Breeder Organizations Information | Business.com
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Exotic Animal Auction 4/19/08 African Hoof Stock, Deer, and more
National group representing and promoting deer farming and farmed venison processors.
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