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.
Pronghorns are found throughout western and central North America. Although, they resemble Old World antelopes, they are not of the antelope species. They are their own separate species and are deer-like in appearance and have hooves. Pronghorns are also known as American Antelope, Prongbuck, Pronghorn Antelope, or Prairie Antelope. The males have horns that are… Read More PRONGHORN IN ARIZONA
Mule Deer are native to western North America. Their name derives from the fact that they have large ears, like a mule, the ears move continuously and independently. This stocky deer does not run like other deer, but they spring in the air, lifting all four feet off the ground simultaneously. Mule Deer eat primarily… Read More MULE DEER
Bighorn sheep are considered a bovid, which is a large hoofed mammal. There are five native species of bovid in North America: American bison, mountain goat, muskox, Dall’s sheep, and bighorn sheep. Bovids have true horns, which are permanent bony outgrowths on the frontal lobe, the horns are hollow and never branched. The bighorn sheep rams… Read More BIGHORN SHEEP