Range Map of Bucks
Average life span in captivity:
6 to 14 years
6 to 7.75 ft
110 to 300 lbs
Did you know?
A “buck” is the male of some antlered animals, especially the fallow deer, roe deer, reindeer, and antelopes.
“White-tailed” refers to the white underside of the deer’s tail, which it displays and wags when it senses danger.
Life Cycle of White-Tailed Deer
- are male deer and are also known as bulls, stags, or harts
- are ruminants, also know as cud chewers
- have a top running speed of 40 mph
- have an average life span under unhunted conditions of about 10 years
- are the only animal that posses antlers
- have a highly developed senses of sight, smell, and hearing
- can adapt well to nearly any habitat
- are primarily solitary animals except during the breeding season
- will mark their territory by stomping on the ground to make “scrapes” on the land and rubbing their antlers on trees, called a “buck rub.”