Wildlife North America . com
North American Animals - mamals, birds, reptiles, insects

North American Mammals - Moose,Elk,Deer,Pronghorn



Moose
(Alces alces)
Moose
The Moose is the largest deer. Males have large branched antlers that is sheds in the fall and regrows in spring . It is dark brown, almost black, to reddish or greyish brown,. The head is long. Read more >
Pronghorn
(Antilocapra americana)
Pronghorn
The Pronghorn looks like a medium sized deer. It is tan in color with white underside, chest and rump, and white markings on neck. The neck has a short black mane. The male has black marking from eyes to nose and black neck patch, and has black... Read more >
Elk
(Cervus elaphus)
Elk
Elk are social deer that live in herds of up to 400. The fur is dark brown in winter and tan in summer. The back and sides are lighter than the head and neck. The rump is buff colored. Males have a shaggy mane on neck, and widely branched antlers. Read more >
Red Brocket
(Mazama americana)
Red Brocket
The Red Brocket is a small deer with chestnut-red body and legs, lighter brown belly. The head and neck are gray. Males have short, unbranched antlers that point backwards. They are good swimmers. Read more >
Mule Deer
(Odocoileus hemionus)
Mule Deer
The Mule Deer color ranges from dark brownish gray to pale gray to brown. It has a pale rump patch of white or yellow, and a white throat patch. The tail is white and usually has tuft of black on the end. Read more >
White-tailed Deer
(Odocoileus virginianus)
White-tailed Deer
The White-tailed deer is greyish in winter and reddish in summer. It has a band of white fur behind the nose and around the eyes, chin and throat. The insides of legs are white. White-tailed deer have scent glands on their hooves, and also on hind... Read more >
Caribou
(Rangifer tarandus)
Caribou
Caribou color varies from dark brown to nearly white. Woodland Caribou are darker brown while those from Greenland and the high Arctic are whiter. The belly, neck and area above the hooves is often white. The Caribou is the only species of deer in... Read more >