White-tailed deer, (Odocoileus virginianus), also called Virginia deer, common American deer of the family Cervidae (order Artiodactyla) that covers a huge range from the Arctic Circle in western Canada to 18 degrees south of the Equator in Peru and Bolivia.The white-tailed deer get its name from the long white hair on the underside of the tail and rump. White-tailed deer characteristics. Whitetail deer can sprint at speeds of 30 miles per hour. In the United States, mule or whitetail deer mounts are common. white-tailed deer from the andes are larger than other tropical deer of this species, and have thick, slightly woolly looking fur. The average size of White-tailed deer … The white-tailed deer is tan or brown in the summer and grayish brown in winter. Size: Depending on the access to nutritional sources and the type of weather in each region, white-tailed deer may vary in length, width, height, weight, and antler growth. It is easily distinguished from other types of deer by the white underside to its tail. Forums > Michigan Hunting > Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting > Whitetail body dimensions for hold over question Discussion in 'Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting' started by Sam22, Oct 16, 2019. For example, male deer found in the northern United States and southern Canada range in weights of 198 to 298 pounds (89.81 kg to 135.17 kg) compared to male deer in the Florida Keys and Coiba Island who can weigh as … The size of the buck and the antlers depend on the deer's age, nutrition and genetics. Whitetail deer weigh from 110 to 300 lbs. An adult whitetail deer reaches a size of 6 to 7 feet long. An adult male Key Deer weighs only 50 pounds. The male has antlers. The White-tailed deer’s coat is reddish-brown in the spring and summer and turns to a gray-brown during the fall and winter. Oct 16, 2019 #1 ... That target will have the vitals of the deer and be a generic size, it will also let you see what you are hitting. The whitetail deer can leap as high as 10 feet. The neck circumference of a mule deer buck ranges from 12 to 25 inches. This subspecies looks just like all other White-tails except it’s one-quarter of the size of a regular White-tailed deer. Deer Measurements A typical mule deer buck has a body length of 49 to 66 inches and a shoulder height of 33 to 42 inches. The whitetail deer can live up to 4.5 years in the wild and 14 years in captivity.