|Common Name:||Deer, Blacktail|
|Scientific Name:||Odocoileus hemionus|
|Area:||Clear Lake Ridge Preserve, Oregon|
|Date:||August 25, 2001|
The blacktail deer of our Westside and the mule deer of our Eastside were considered two distinct species until fairly recently. Now they are lumped into one.
Camp Adair, Oregon --- July 31, 2010
|Reference:||Cascade-Olympic Natural History by Mathews / Field Guide to Mammals by Whitaker||