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
Attract deer by growing shrubs and greenery that deer feed on, building a water source, placing corn feeders in your yard, and adding a salt block. You need shrubs, a salt block, water, a bird bath and corn feeders.Full Answer >
A baby deer is commonly referred to as a fawn or calf. As deer reach adulthood they acquire different names depending on their gender. Adult male deer are called bucks, while females are categorized as does.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 >
Although they are occasionally seen during the daylight hours, deer are primarily nocturnal creatures. They tend to appear mainly at dusk or at dawn to browse for food.Full Answer >