Blacktail deer are a subspecies of mule deer; some treat them as species, but many studies prove they are subspecies. In addition, Blacktail deer are game animals.
Blacktail deer is commonly present in
Blacktail deer has two subspecies,
Columbian Blacktail deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus)
Sitka Blacktail deer (Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis)
It is common along British Columbia's coastline and presents along with the United States' coastal areas.
It is common throughout the southeast region of Alaska and Canada’s British Columbia.
The blacktail deer prefer to live at the edge of the forest, as it provides them cover from predators and harsh weather and grasslands that they like for their food. As a result, they are more active at dawn and dusk.
Blacktail deer are browsers; blacktail deer mostly eat western poison oak. They also feed on
November and early December is the rutting season. The gestation period is 6–7 months. Fawns are born in May and June. Fawns weigh 2.7 to 4 kg and are protected and nourished by their mother.
The average lifespan of Black-tailed deer is at least 10 years. However, the fawns mortality rate is 45 to 70%.
Some predators of Black-tailed deer are
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