Spotting a white-tailed deer can be difficult, since they prefer forests and grasslands, but it is worth it! This mammal is common across North America, but harder to spot than other species like squirrels or possum. 

Deer are pretty easy to identify if you see one. They're large mammals that look similar to horses. Only male white-tailed deer have antlers. Young deer have white spots so they blend in easier with sun-speckled foliage.

A young white-tailed deer in a forest.
A juvenile male deer.
Adult male deer with antlers.

Fun Fact!

Deer lose their antlers every winter and grow them back in the spring. 
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