What Species of Deer Has Antlers on Both Male & Female?

Answer Although there are several species of deer, only the reindeer and caribou are species where both males and females have antlers. Caribou males and reindeer males start growing their antlers in Febr... Read More »

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What is deer meat called?

Deer meat is called venison. Venison can be prepared in many different ways including sausage, steaks, jerky and burgers. Deer meat is lower in fat and cholesterol than many other meats including b... Read More »

Why do male deer have antlers?

Antlers are bone appendages that branch from the heads of all male deer except caribou and Chinese water deer. They are impressive in size and scale and play an evolutionary role, ensuring that the... Read More »

What is a female deer with antlers called?

With very rare exceptions, caribou (also known as reindeer) are the only species of deer in which the females have antlers. Female caribou keep their antlers through the winter, while males shed th... Read More »

How Soon Do Male Deer Grow Antlers?

Bucks of all ages receive new antlers after shedding the old each year. Antlers grow from pedicels, which are small bumps that are covered with hair at the front of the head. Does t... Read More »