[Tweeters] Deer Question

Doug dcsimonsen at comcast.net
Fri Jul 13 15:32:02 PDT 2018


The deer you saw is almost certainly a Columbian black-tailed deer. They
are by far the most common deer on the west side of the Cascades. The tail
is smaller than that of a white-tailed deer, but similarly white on the
underside, and typically raised to display the white "flag" when the deer is

The WDFW website has a good overview of Washington deer species
<https://wdfw.wa.gov/living/deer.html> .

Doug Simonsen


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