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White-tail Deer

Odocoileus virginianus

White-tail Deer, Odocoileus virginianus, © by Michael Plagens

This yearling was in lower Madera Canyon, Sta. Rita Mts., Arizona, USA, Sept. 2010.

What plants in the Sycamore Woodland ecosystem are white-tail deer choosing to browse? How do they effect regeneration of the usual assortment of plants we find today? Do they spend more time browsing in other habitat types?

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