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Touching the Wild: Photos: Living Among The Mule Deer

These images, courtesy of Hutto's book 'Touching The Wild: Living with the Mule Deer of Deadman Gulch," tell the seven-year story of Hutto's introduction into the wild mule deer herd, his unprecedented access into the minds and social practices of these highly-intelligent animals - and ultimately heart-felt, familial connections with the deer as individuals.

Apr 14th, 2014 | Comments

Touching the Wild: Infographic: North America’s Mule Deer

Your field guide to everything you ever wanted to know about North America's Mule Deer

Apr 11th, 2014 | Comments

Touching the Wild: Video: A Time of Reunion

While survival during winter is never a guarantee for wild mule deer, those who endure the harsh months always return to their range.

Apr 11th, 2014 | Comments

Touching the Wild: Video: True Acceptance From The Herd

Over two years of patience on Joe Hutto's part resulted in first displays of trust by a herd of wild mule deer.

Apr 11th, 2014 | Comments

Touching the Wild: Video: Mule Deer Family Rituals

A profound moment of bonding occurs for Joe Hutto when mule deer Rag Tag, the doe herd leader's daughter, begins to groom him, something that only occurs within a deer family.

Apr 11th, 2014 | Comments

Touching the Wild: Touching the Wild

Joe Hutto’s idea of research is anything but normal, dedicating seven years of his life to becoming a wild mule deer.

Apr 10th, 2014 | Comments

Touching the Wild: Video: First Encounter With a Young Buck

After a chance encounter with a young mule deer, Joe Hutto would embark on a journey of bonding that would consume over seven years of his life.

Apr 10th, 2014 | Comments

My Bionic Pet: Web-Exclusive Video: Injured Crow Gets a New Acrylic Beak

Don the crow suffered an injury to his beak and struggled to eat.

Mar 24th, 2014 | Comments

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