Lake Superior Zoo, Duluth, Minnesota

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Animals - Northern Territory

White-tailed Deer - April, Green, Minnie & Daisy
Odocoileus virginianus
Range: Through North America and northern South America
Habitat: Dense coniferous forests to hammock swamps
Diet: Grasses, weeds, shrubs, twigs, nuts, lichens. At the zoo they eat hay, fruits and vegetables.
Fun Facts:
  • They are crepuscular (active at dusk and dawn).
  • Fawns are spotted to provide camouflage.
  • Mothers often leave their fawns alone and visit every 4 hours to feed them. 

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