White-Tailed Deer Habitat

In the heat of summer white-tails typically inhabit fields and meadows using clumps of broad-leaved and coniferous forests for shade. During the winter they generally keep to forests, preferring coniferous stands that provide shelter from the harsh elements.

White-Tailed Deer

Animal Facts

SCIENTIFIC NAME

Odocoileus virginianus

RANGE

Native to North America, Central America, Ecuador, and South America as far south as Peru and Bolivia

COOL ANIMAL FACT

White-tailed deer as good swimmers and will use large streams and lakes to escape predators.

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