- 200-350 lbs
- an herbivore with incisors only in lower jar, dental formula 0-0-3-3/3-1-3-3
- Their canines are in line with their incisors so it looks like they have four incisors on either side.
- Deer use incisors to clip twigs, leaves and vegetation by biting against the roof of their mouth.
- By day, deer hide in wooded or brushy areas, especially in the ravines in cities like Tacoma. At dusk or dawn they wander into yards and gardens to browse on flowers, vegetables in the gardens, trees, and shrubs.
- Look for netting or fences that people put up to prevent deer from eating their plants as evidence that deer are in the vicinity.
- the Black-tail Deer is a form of the Mule Deer that is common throughout the western US.