Arizona biologist Jim Hefelfinger chairs the Mule Deer
Working Group of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA).
Ishi deer tend to behave more like whitetails than mule deer
as they breed November females.
Our study is the first to use VITs to facilitate capture of desert mule deer
fawns and adds to the limited data gathered on the desert mule deer
subspecies (Odocoileus hemionus eremicus).
These factors force ungulates such as Rocky Mountain Mule Deer
(Odocoileus hemionus hemionus) into negative energy balance for 4 mo or more, inducing physiological stress and catabolization of fat and protein reserves (Wallmo and others 1977; Torbit and others 1985; Moen and Delgiudice 1997).
1997) reported an absence of Psoroptes infestation among 15 mule deer
captured near Mt.
Chronic wasting disease is expected to reduce mule deer
population sizes (Dulberger et al.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says the state's mule deer
population has dropped from historic peaks of 300,000 in the 1970s to 216,000 today.
Moreover, distributions of mule deer
and elk are more likely to overlap during winter, when animals are concentrated into limited habitats and tend to use smaller portions of their home range than during summer (Nelson, 1982).
Luckily, to hunt mule deer
you don't need to be as lucky as a lottery winner or as rich as the CEO of a failed bank.
Fourteen states and two Canadian provinces have reported chronic wasting disease, which strikes mule deer
, white-tailed deer, Rocky Mountain elk, and occasionally moose.
ANIMAL MAGNETISM: Hundreds of hunters bagged thousands of grizzly bears, mule deer
, beavers, squirrels and other animals in Griffith Park at sundown on Monday.
Each of these began life as a stock molded-foam mule deer
(a breed native to the area) of the sort available from taxidermy suppliers.
The disease is found mostly in Colorado and Wyoming, where it infects about one percent of free-ranging deer and five percent of mule deer
on game farms (where the animals' closer proximity to one another is a factor).
These open woodlands provide habitat for birds, small mammals, and mule deer
and are the dominant vegetation in many of the region's national parks and monuments, including Arches, Colorado National Monument, Cedar Breaks, Mesa Verde, and Grand Canyon.
capreoli were also isolated from mule deer
(Odocoileus hemionus) and elk (Cervus elaphus) from California (3,4).