White-tailed deer are the smallest member of the North American deer family. They are the most popular game animal. They have good hearing and eyesight, and can leap, with a running start they can jump 30 feet high. They can run up to 40 miles per hour. They are prey to coyotes and bobcats.
Here is a re-post, as I find this fascinating and was just reading a bit about it again recently. EVOLUTIONARY RELIC An evolutionary relic is a species of plant or animal that persists as a remnant of what once was a diverse and widespread population. It survived the passage of time, where their original… Read More RELICS
Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrels are found in western parts of the United States and Canada. They live in mountain areas where there are coniferous and mixed forest, sometimes in sagebrush areas, as well. Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrels hibernate in the winter, so during the fall they eat and fatten up to get through while they go underground for… Read More GOLDEN-MANTLED GROUND SQUIRREL
Gunnison’s Prairie Dogs are found in the southwest four corner states in the United States. They live in short grass prairie areas in high elevation mountain valleys and plateaus. Their homes are burrow systems, with entrances that are mounds of dirt. They are active during daylight hours and are constantly vigilant while above ground. Prairie dogs… Read More GUNNISON’S PRAIRIE DOG