This rare melanistic Whitetail buck caught a lot of attention when he was spotted near Austin, Texas. Because of their uniqueness, melanistic deer are highly sought-after by hunters and rarely live to be as old as this one.
Piebald deer have various amounts white and brown patches, some ranging from a very slight amount of white hair to almost an all white coat. Their coloration is due to a rare inherited genetic variation (defect) that.
Unlike most other deer species, moose are solitary animals and do not form herds. Although generally slow-moving and sedentary, moose can become aggressive and move surprisingly quickly if angered or startled.