Whitetail fawn

Whitetail fawn

Young deer have spots and are born scentless to better hide from predators. As they grow and are better able to flee and defend themselves, they lose their spots. This older fawn is still "in spots," but will likely lose them soon. Photo: David Restivo, NPS

Posted by GlacierNPS on 2010-04-06 21:39:51

Tagged: , Glacier National Park , animals , mammals , ungulates , deer , whitetail , fawn , young , wildlife

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