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Did you know that the White-tailed Deer is Michigan’s state game mammal? White-tailed Deer have a tail with a white underside that shows when they lift it and run away. And they can run as fast as 30 mph. They eat plants and feed in the early morning and late afternoon. White-tailed Deer mate in the fall and the female can have one or two and sometimes three fawns about six to seven months later.
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A female White-tailed Deer is called a doe, a male deer is called a buck and a young deer is called a fawn. The scientific name for the White-tailed Deer is Odocoileus virginianus.