Your field guide to everything you ever wanted to know about North America's Mule Deer
Over two years of patience on Joe Hutto's part resulted in first displays of trust by a herd of wild mule deer.
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.
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.
Highly adaptable, whitetailed deer are able to succeed where other species cannot. Just a century ago there were around 1 million deer in North America. Today, there are 30 million. Learn about whitetail anatomy, their diet, habitat, and other deer facts.
Producer Kevin Bachar on how the filmmakers of "The Private Life of Deer" tracked and filmed populations of whitetailed deer in the suburbs of New York.
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