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Wild Florida -- Key Deer June 10, 2014 Florida

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Wild Florida -- Key Deer June 10, 2014 Florida, Daily Kos 
... The Key Deer, Odocoileus virginianus clavium, is a subspecies of the ordinary ubiquitous Virginia Whitetail Deer, but the Key Deer is found only on the islands of the Florida Keys--particularly Big Pine Key. It is an example of a phenomenon known as "island dwarfing", in which a population of large animals that finds itself living isolated on an island, often responds by becoming smaller in size...



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