Whitetail Deer

Cheyenne Dawson

Classification:

Kingdom- Animalia

Phylum- Chordata

Class- Mammalia

Order- Artiodactyla

Family- Cervidae

Genus- Odocoileus

Species- O. Virginianus

Scientific Name:

Odocoileus Virginianus

Habitat, Diet, and Size:

Whitetail deer prefer to live in the woods, pasture lands, and meadows. They eat herbivores, leafs, twigs, fruit, and nuts. Also a mature male buck is about 4 feet tall and weighs about 150 to 100 pounds.