Black-tailed deer

Black-tailed deer

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Odocoileus hemionus columbianus

Two forms of black-tailed deer or blacktail deer that occupy coastal woodlands in the Pacific Northwest of North America are subspecies of the mule deer . They have sometimes been treated as a species, but virtually all recent authorities maintain they are subspecies. The Columbian black-tailed deer is found in western North America, from Northern California into the Pacific Northwest of the United States and coastal British Columbia in Canada. The Sitka deer is found coastally in British Columbia, southeast Alaska, and southcentral Alaska .

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References

1. Black-tailed deer Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-tailed_deer
2. Black-tailed deer on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/42393/22162113

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