The White-tailed deer is a medium-sized deer that sports a brown or reddish-brown coat in the summer that then changes to a grayish brown coat in the winter. They are skittish animals that wave their tails (showing the white underside) when running away.
North, Central and South America
Wooded forest, prairie and savanna
Length: 3-7 ft
Height: 2-4 ft at shoulder
Herbivores: grass, leaves, fruit, bark
Wolves, bears, jaguars, pumas and humans
Young is spotted with white to blend into the trees