Deer do not have teeth on the top of their mouths, but they do have small teeth on the bottom. In lieu of teeth, the top jaw is equipped with a hard palate that the deer uses in the same way it would use teeth.Know More
Molars, incisors and canines are located in the back of the deer's mouth and are used for chewing. Deer are herbivores that eat only plants. Their diet changes with the habitat in which they are living, although generally consists of plants during the spring and summer with a fall diet of nuts and a winter diet of twigs and woody plants.
The female deer is known as a doe or cow, with the male being referred to as a buck or a stag. Baby deer are called calves or fawns.Learn more about Deer
According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, adult white-tailed deer stand between 36 and 42 inches tall at the shoulder. Adults are about 72 inches in length, with males and females weighing an average of 203 and 155 pounds, respectively.Full Answer >
The most common deer species in the U.S., the whitetail deer, can run up to 30 miles an hour.They are also fast swimmers and leapers.Full Answer >
Deer typically dislike plants that taste bitter, have a strong scent or have leaves with a texture that is sticky, prickly or fuzzy. Using these plants in landscaping can reduce plant damage by deer.Full Answer >
A group of deer is called a herd. A group of roe deer is referred to as a bevy.Full Answer >