New Mexico Deer in the News Archive -  New Mexico

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'Piebald' deer spotted in northern New Mexico January 11, 2019 New Mexico, KRQE Blog

... "Piebald" means having two patches of color and is a result of a rare genetic defect...

Wildlife center raising three deer fawns, warns against wild animal 'rescue' June 28, 2018 New Mexico, KRQE News 13

... two of the deer being raised at the facility are twin brothers whose mother died during birth near Red River.  The third fawn, a female, the wildlife center believes was mistakenly taken near Raton by someone who thought the fawn was abandoned by its mother...

Mule deer: Nature's ‘pogo stick’ December 9, 2013 New Mexico, The Taos News 

... Their bouncing gait is one of their best-known attributes which is known as “stotting” or “pronking.”  When it stots, a mule deer bounds and lands with all four legs simultaneously... The people of Taos Pueblo honor the mule deer with a detailed oral history and a Deer Dance which gives thanks to the spirit of the deer and occurs on or about Dec. 25 ..

Santa Clara man ordered to pay $6,000 for allegedly poaching a deerMay 20, 2014 New Mexico, Deming Headlight 

...  a mule deer buck he was found guilty of poaching in January 2013. The buck scored 184 inches and was considered a trophy, allowing for higher civil penalties, according to the release.  The case was initiated by an anonymous tip to the Operation Game Thief hotline...