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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2005 10:59 am    Post subject: deer size Reply with quote

Hi guys I wonder if someone could list for me the north american deer species . Smallest to largest and how do they compare to european deer.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2005 11:17 am    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

We get some good sized whitetails in Michigan, not often, but the biggens usually dress at 200 lbs +.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2005 7:51 pm    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

As stated deer size varies with region but generally it goes

Cous
Whitetail
Blacktail
Mule Deer
Caribou
Elk
Moose
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2005 9:24 pm    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

Thank's guys. It'll be nice to know and compare what folks are talking about when I read your posts on deer. I see without exotics you've only 1 more than us here. Just bigger.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2005 7:59 am    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

DallanC wrote:
As stated deer size varies with region but generally it goes

Cous
Whitetail
Blacktail
Mule Deer
Caribou
Elk
Moose

You left out one Dallan. The smallest is the Key deer in Florida.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2005 8:25 am    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

O K...Lets try again...

Key
Cous
Blacktail
Whitetail
Mule Deer
Tule Elk
West Coast Elk
Roosevelt Elk
Moose

I knew there was a smaller deer then the Cous, but I couldn't think of it...Thanks Popgun.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 2:45 pm    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

er yeah!

We got

Muntjac
Chineese Water Deer
Roe Deer
Fallow Deer
Sika Deer
Red Deer

WOW i did it!
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:14 pm    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

"Key" deer are a subspecies of Whitetail like "Blacktail" is a subspecies of Mule Deer.


www.kerrlake.com/deer/white.htm

www.calmzoo.org/storie...yReader$71

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:20 pm    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

1895soslow...And your point?? From the freezer to the table they taste the same...Tasty...But thanks for the biology lesson anyway...

"soslow" Isn't that what "ss" means??? Very Happy Took me a while to figure it out, but I did... Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:29 pm    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

I just wanted to be sure you knew that we in North America have Whitetail and Mule Deer and all the subspecies of the two. Very Happy Anytime you need a hand with your Biology let me know, I'm happy to help..... Poke Haha

NoNo the SS stands for Still Superior............. ROFL ROFL

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:32 pm    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

L M A O

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 9:12 pm    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

I personally never heard of Key deer until this thread. Learn something new constantly it seems.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 1:21 am    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

Bushmaster wrote:
O K...Lets try again...

Key
Cous
Blacktail
Whitetail
Mule Deer
Tule Elk
West Coast Elk
Roosevelt Elk
Moose

I knew there was a smaller deer then the Cous, but I couldn't think of it...Thanks Popgun.


MORE BIOLOGY
We have in North America
: Whitetail 17 subspecies
www.kerrlake.com/deer/white.htm
: Mule Deer 7-11 subspecies
www.muledeernet.org/specdesc.htm
:Caribou 3 subspecies
www.caribou-hunting.ca...ecies.html
: Elk 6 subspecies : Eastern, Rocky Mountain, Roosevelt, Manitoban, Merriam (extinct) and Tule www.bowhunting.net/NAs.../elk1.html
: Moose 4 subspecies www.bbc.co.uk/nature/a...oose.shtml

So really we have five native deer: Whitetail, Mule Deer, Caribou, Elk and Moose ......right... Bushy...??? Or do we have approximately 40 species....????:-D ROFL ROFL Hiding

Oops I forgot the Caribou. Thanks Dallan I missed them on your post. Crying or Very sad

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 2:15 am    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

Here in Sask. I hunt Dakota Whitetail, Rocky Mountain Mule Deer, Manitoba Elk and Manitoba Moose. Yep, they all taste good........... Smile

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 7:27 am    Post subject: Re: deer size Reply with quote

My coues last Month just weighed may be 75-80 lbs.
The average Doe only is 50-65 Lbs . Some times they will get a Buck
that will go 100 Lbs.
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