White-tailed Deer of Florida
A photo of a white-tailed deer fawn in a field.
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Boughton, Raoul K, Bethany Rose Wight, Samantha Wisely, Karen Hood, and Martin B Main. 2020. “White-Tailed Deer of Florida: WEC133/UW121, Rev. 04/2020”. EDIS 2020 (2). Gainesville, FL:12. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-uw121-2020.


The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is the most economically important big game mammal in North America and Florida. This 12-page fact sheet written by Raoul K. Boughton, Bethany Wight, Samantha Wisely, Karen Hood, and Martin B. Main and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation provides an overview of the various subspecies of white-tailed deer with populations in Florida and describes their history, biology, and management.

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