Blacktail Deer

   a mule deer, esp. the subspecies (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) found from N Calaifornia to Alaska
   This is a subspecies of the common white tail deer, and they are only found in the western portion of the North American continent. This deer is only distinguishable from its white tail cousins by its naturally darker body, its black tail and the fact that it has a smaller frame.

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  • Blacktail Deer Search —    A Subspecies of the whitetail deer, found solely in the western half of North America. This deer is distinguishable from the whitetail by it s darker body, black tail and smaller frame …   Hunting glossary

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  • Blacktail — Black tail , n. [Black + tail.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A fish; the ruff or pope. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The black tailed deer ({Cervus Columbianus} or {Cariacus Columbianus}) of California and Oregon; also, the mule deer of the Rocky Mountains. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • blacktail — noun Date: 1805 black tailed deer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • black-tailed deer — noun mule deer of western Rocky Mountains • Syn: ↑blacktail deer, ↑blacktail, ↑Odocoileus hemionus columbianus • Hypernyms: ↑mule deer, ↑burro deer, ↑Odocoileus hemionus * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mule deer — noun long eared deer of western North America with two pronged antlers • Syn: ↑burro deer, ↑Odocoileus hemionus • Hypernyms: ↑deer, ↑cervid • Hyponyms: ↑black tailed deer, ↑blacktail …   Useful english dictionary

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