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- another term for mule deer
- ‘You'll hike through soaring redwoods, glimpsing an occasional black-tailed deer or belted kingfisher, but the payoff is the view down the green gorge of Big Sur Valley.’
- ‘He just holed up, cooked frozen beef, and kept notes on the black-tailed deer that fed on the hay outside his window.’
- ‘While black-tailed deer form the majority of the wolves' prey, the researcher was surprised at the diversity of their diet.’
- ‘Upstream there were beavers, river otters, and, though we didn't see them, brown bears, moose, Sitka black-tailed deer, mountain goats, and wolverines.’
- ‘It was a black-tailed deer, the small coastal sub-species of the mule deer, which is found throughout western North America.’
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