Goat survey finds “glacier deer” September 19, 2012 Alaska

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Goat survey finds “glacier deer”September 19, 2012 Alaska, KCAW
... The Sitka black-tailed deer is a buck, still in velvet. The animal is a very light, bluish gray. When a black bear has this kind of coloring, it's called a “glacier bear.” ... Neither the glacier bear nor the “glacier deer” is an albino. Mooney says it’s a recessive gene found – every once in a while – on Admiralty, Baranof, and Chichagof islands... 


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