Photo: Tiny deer, all curled up

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Mule deer fawn

credit: Coniah Boda

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This little mule deer is too sweet. Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) are native to North America. The name comes from the large size of their ears, which is similar to a mule’s. The fawns are born in the spring, and female deer may give birth to two fawns at a time.

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