• The highest concentration of large deer species in temperate North America lies in the Canadian Rocky Mountain and Columbia Mountain regions between Alberta and British Columbia where all five North American deer species (white-tailed deer, mule deer, caribou, elk, and moose) can be found. (wikipedia.org)
  • No wild animal in North Carolina is as recognizable as the white-tailed deer. (ncwildlife.org)
  • Whether a mature buck with splendid antlers, a graceful doe or a spotted fawn running with its mother, the white-tailed deer is one of the most popular of animals. (ncwildlife.org)
  • The white-tailed deer is a herbivorous animal. (ncwildlife.org)
  • White-tailed deer also forage on a variety of agricultural crops. (ncwildlife.org)
  • North Carolina's population of white-tailed deer is estimated at around 1 million animals. (ncwildlife.org)
  • The state had a growing population of white-tailed deer until either-sex seasons were liberalized in the early 1990s. (ncwildlife.org)
  • The cost of our state's white-tailed deer restoration program has been conservatively estimated at $1.2 million (in 1950-1970 dollars). (ncwildlife.org)
  • More people hunt white-tailed deer than any other game species in North Carolina. (ncwildlife.org)
  • After sifting through the snake poop, the researchers found 12 white-tailed deer hooves and 10 dewclaws - the upper part of the deer's toes. (livescience.com)
  • North Carolina's major efforts to restore our state's deer resource took place in the 1940s through the 1970s. (ncwildlife.org)
  • Zhang P, Guo Z, Ma L, Wang G, Zhao Y. Investigation of anti-fatigue effect and simultaneous determination of eight nucleosides in different parts of velvet antler in red deer and sika deer. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Characterization of quinolone-resistant and extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli derived from sika deer populations of the Nara Prefecture, Japan. (bvsalud.org)
  • [ 1 ] Included are Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker (GSS) in humans, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow disease") in cattle, chronic wasting disease (CWD) in mule deer and elk, and scrapie in sheep. (medscape.com)
  • In the United States, chronic wasting disease occurs in mule deer and elk. (who.int)
  • Male deer of all species (except the water deer), as well as female reindeer, grow and shed new antlers each year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deer velvet covers the growing bone and cartilage that becomes deer antlers. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Bucks, or male deer, grow and shed their antlers each year. (ncwildlife.org)
  • They have the largest antlers relative to their body size among any living deer species, and the males aren't the only ones to grow them. (gourmetgiftbaskets.com)
  • The magnificent antlers of the deer family Cervidae represent one of the classic examples of evolution of an exaggerated character through sexual selection. (lu.se)
  • Empirical evidence widely suggests that deer antlers are evolved and maintained through fitness benefit of males wearing large antlers for access to better resources and mating opportunities. (lu.se)
  • It remains unexplained, however, why different species of deer have different kinds of antlers. (lu.se)
  • The Red Deer wears pointy and elongated antlers while the antler of Fallow Deer and Moose is palmated. (lu.se)
  • For many types of deer in modern English usage, the male is a buck and the female a doe, but the terms vary with dialect, and according to the size of the species. (wikipedia.org)
  • The male red deer is a stag, while for other large species the male is a bull, the female a cow, as in cattle. (wikipedia.org)
  • While often associated with forests, many deer are ecotone species that live in transitional areas between forests and thickets (for cover) and prairie and savanna (open space). (wikipedia.org)
  • The majority of large deer species inhabit temperate mixed deciduous forest, mountain mixed coniferous forest, tropical seasonal/dry forest, and savanna habitats around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another extinct species of deer, Megaceroides algericus, was present in North Africa until 6000 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • Small species of brocket deer and pudús of Central and South America, and muntjacs of Asia generally occupy dense forests and are less often seen in open spaces, with the possible exception of the Indian muntjac. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are also several species of deer that are highly specialized and live almost exclusively in mountains, grasslands, swamps, and "wet" savannas, or riparian corridors surrounded by deserts. (wikipedia.org)
  • A few of the tick species, the adults, really prefer to feed on white tail deer. (cdc.gov)
  • Fallow deer have been introduced to South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's part of the DNR's effort to find out how many deer in the area may have contracted chronic wasting disease. (wpr.org)
  • aminobutyric acid and sialic acid in fermented deer antler velvet and immune promoting effects. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Deer Velvet Antler Extracts Exert Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Arthritic Effects on Human Rheumatoid Arthritis Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes and Distinct Mouse Arthritis. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Our main idea is to revisit the ecological hypothesis of deer antler evolution, which posits that the shape of antler reflects its function. (lu.se)
  • This project will include (1) visits to museums to obtain additional antler images, (2) rendering of 3D photogrammetric objects from images obtained at museums, (3) acquition of ecological and life-history data through literature survey, (4) analyses of phenotypic data with phylogenetic comparative analyses in R statistical environment, and (5) evaluation of obtained results with respect to existing literature on deer antler evolution. (lu.se)
  • like the family name Cervidae, this is from Latin: cervus, meaning stag or deer. (wikipedia.org)
  • A deer (PL: deer) or true deer is a hoofed ruminant mammal of the family Cervidae. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deer are widely distributed, with indigenous representatives in all continents except Antarctica and Australia, though Africa has only one native deer, the Barbary stag, a subspecies of red deer that is confined to the Atlas Mountains in the northwest of the continent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Click on start button below to see a video of Bambo , a captive red deer stag. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Clearing open areas within forests to some extent may actually benefit deer populations by exposing the understory and allowing the types of grasses, weeds, and herbs to grow that deer like to eat. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deer Tick is an American alternative rock - folk band from Providence, Rhode Island , composed of singer-songwriter John J. McCauley, guitarist Ian O'Neil, bassist Christopher Ryan and drummer Dennis Ryan. (wikipedia.org)
  • McCauley explained that inspiration for the name "Deer Tick" came while hiking in summer 2005 in the Morgan-Monroe State Forest near Bloomington, Indiana , where he found a deer tick on his scalp one evening, having never come into contact with one before despite having frequently gone camping and fishing as a child. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deer Tick began in December 2004 as a duo called My Other Face , a vehicle for John McCauley's songwriting. (wikipedia.org)
  • A type of tick called the deer tick spreads Lyme disease. (msdmanuals.com)
  • A deer tick gets the bacteria that cause Lyme disease when it feeds on infected mice. (msdmanuals.com)
  • It's called the deer tick, because these ticks also feed on deer). (msdmanuals.com)
  • If you're bitten by a deer tick, you don't get Lyme disease right away. (msdmanuals.com)
  • The deer tick usually needs to be attached to you for at least a day and a half. (msdmanuals.com)
  • Our deer camp has killed a grand total of one deer - an eight-point buck I shot in 2015 - but that's hardly why I look forward to Deer Camp each year. (nwf.org)
  • Key deer in velvet at National Key Deer Refuge in Florida. (fws.gov)
  • Deer velvet contains multiple substances including the female sex hormones estrone and estradiol. (medlineplus.gov)
  • People use deer velvet for athletic performance, high blood pressure, increasing sexual desire, asthma, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There is interest in using deer velvet for a number of purposes, but there isn't enough reliable information to say whether it might be helpful. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Deer velvet is possibly safe when used for up to 12 weeks. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There isn't enough reliable information to know if deer velvet is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Deer velvet might act like estrogen. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, don't use deer velvet. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Deer velvet contains hormones. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Taking deer velvet along with birth control pills might change the effects of birth control pills. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If you take birth control pills along with deer velvet, use an additional form of birth control such as a condom. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Deer velvet contains a small amount of hormones. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There isn't enough reliable information to know what an appropriate dose of deer velvet might be. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Haines SR, McCann MJ, Grosvenor AJ, Thomas A, Noble A, Clerens S. ACE inhibitory peptides in standard and fermented deer velvet: an in silico and in vitro investigation. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Our study suggests that deer of the Nara Prefecture are potential carriers of ARB, but long-distance dissemination is unlikely due to limited deer movement . (bvsalud.org)
  • Our state's restoration program was responsible for stocking approximately 4,000 deer throughout the state. (ncwildlife.org)
  • Deer appear in art from Paleolithic cave paintings onwards, and they have played a role in mythology, religion, and literature throughout history, as well as in heraldry, such as red deer that appear in the coat of arms of Åland. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's every sense attuned to nature and the anticipation that the next sound, glimpse, or scent might be a deer, and meeting back at camp for a warm lunch to check in on how everyone else's morning hunt went. (nwf.org)
  • Wash your hands right after you remove shoes and clothes that have worn around cows, goats, sheep, and deer or their environments, especially if the shoes and clothes are dirty. (cdc.gov)
  • Never allow cows, goats, sheep, and deer in schools, nursing homes, or other facilities that may have children 5 years of age or younger, the elderly or people who have weak immune systems. (cdc.gov)
  • How effective scaring deer is depends on how habituated the deer are to humans. (a2gov.org)
  • I don't know yet if everyone - including me - will make it to Deer Camp this year given the current COVID-19 situation in Michigan, but I know that I need it more than in any other year in recent memory, and only partly because I desire the venison I may be able to procure from it. (nwf.org)
  • Six years ago, my dad, my brother, my cousin, and I started a new deer camp in Pigeon River Country State Forest by setting up a wall tent on the largest contiguous tract of public land in Michigan's Lower Peninsula. (nwf.org)
  • This technique can cause deer to flee cover where they find security, which can provide temporary damage relief. (a2gov.org)
  • Deer ticks are much smaller than the dog ticks you often find on your pets. (msdmanuals.com)
  • Deer are so adaptable that they are found in almost any type of habitat. (ncwildlife.org)
  • They found the remains of three deer - a doe and two fawns - that the python likely killed by wrapping itself around the animal's body and restricting its blood flow. (livescience.com)
  • A reservoir of this virus was found in the regional deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus . (medscape.com)
  • For exclusion to be effective, the barriers must be properly installed and maintained, and must deny deer entry. (a2gov.org)
  • The function of film, Deren believed, was to create an experience. (moma.org)
  • City staff have created a list of non-lethal deer management techniques that allow residents to reduce deer impacts on their property. (a2gov.org)
  • Staff provided this presentation on the current structure of the western deer season zone and how it relates to deer management objectives and outlined recommendations for a shift in season structure that could address these objectives. (ncwildlife.org)
  • The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission's (NCWRC) Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) was created to assist clubs in reaching their deer management and harvest goals through collection of biological data and issuance of antlered and/or antlerless tags. (ncwildlife.org)
  • In return, it is agreed that the club will collect predetermined data to assist the local wildlife biologist in making management decisions regarding the club's deer herd and harvest. (ncwildlife.org)
  • Whatever your management objectives are, DMAP provides both flexibility and professional assistance to develop an effective deer management strategy. (ncwildlife.org)
  • Seven years later I missed my first Deer Camp, unable to get time off from my job at the time as an investor services representative for a firm in downtown Chicago. (nwf.org)
  • It was just a couple months after I'd moved to the city and spending the opening day of deer season in a cubicle instead of a ground blind or still hunting that island swamp exacerbated my homesickness for northern Michigan. (nwf.org)
  • Tags that that do not count towards season bag limits and are valid during any open deer season, regardless of the either-sex season in your county. (ncwildlife.org)
  • The word deer was originally broad in meaning, becoming more specific with time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using editing, multiple exposures, jump-cutting, superimposition, slow-motion, and other camera techniques to her advantage, Deren abandoned established notions of physical space and time, innovating through carefully planned films with specific conceptual aims. (moma.org)
  • Scaring deer away is most effective when the area is fenced and the deer can be prevented from returning to the area. (a2gov.org)
  • Exclusion is considered to be one of the most effective methods to reduce deer damage. (a2gov.org)
  • Fencing can be costly to erect, and may require maintenance to remain effective, but it can be the most effective deterrent to deer damage. (a2gov.org)
  • This can also be used to remove deer prior to trying exclusion techniques, in particular, fencing. (a2gov.org)
  • When installed and maintained properly, this method can eliminate deer damage. (a2gov.org)
  • A method that can be used to relieve deer damage is to scare deer from an area where they are taking cover. (a2gov.org)
  • Fencing is the most reliable way to exclude deer from an area. (a2gov.org)
  • Using antimicrobial-supplemented agar plates, we isolated extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli ( EEC ) and quinolone -resistant E. coli (QREC) from 144, 23, and 30 deer feces from Nara Park (NP), rural area neighboring NP (RA), and Mt. Odaigahara (MO), respectively. (bvsalud.org)
  • Deer Creek Elementary School Contact info is sourced from our partners at MDR Education, and DonorsChoose updates our site ahead of each school year. (donorschoose.org)
  • Today, North Carolina sportsmen/women spend approximately $311 million on deer-related hunting expenses every year. (ncwildlife.org)
  • Deer live in a variety of biomes, ranging from tundra to the tropical rainforest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Deer hunting has been a popular activity since the Middle Ages and remains a resource for many families today. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Burmese python treated the Florida Everglades like an all-you-can-eat buffet after it ate three deer in a mere three months, a new study finds. (livescience.com)
  • Much like this elk hoof (which is not related to the study), deer hooves have four toes - two in the front and two dewclaws in the back. (livescience.com)
  • Deer Run exists to provide excellent camps and retreats that inspire a transformational relationship with Jesus Christ and strengthens relationships with family and friends. (apple.com)
  • The developer, Deer Run Retreat Center , indicated that the app's privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. (apple.com)