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 >
To make a deer feeder, punch holes in a pipe cap, insert a PVC pipe into a Y connector, attach pipe caps, and paint the feeder. This 90-minute project requires pipe caps, a saw, a PVC pipe, a Y connector, a drill, a tarp and flat spray paint.Full Answer >
The main predators of deer are people and dogs. Deer are also subject to predation by coyotes, bobcats, mountain lions and wolves.Full Answer >
Most animals in the deer family are crepuscular, meaning that they are most active during dawn and dusk, rather than being strictly nocturnal creatures. Some deer alter their activity patterns to avoid hunting by humans, producing the phenomena of the "nocturnal buck" familiar to deer hunters.Full Answer >