White-Tailed Deer

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This white-tailed deer in the forest, nearby Chapel Hill. This buck was out looking around during the day.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Cervidae

Fun Fact!

According to White-Tail Buzz, “Deer can smell 100+ times better than humans. Whitetails have millions more nasal receptors than humans which help them distinguish between odors.” (http://www.whitetailbuzz.com/whitetail-buzz-deer-facts.html)

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