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Pennsylvania State Animal

White Tail Deer:

The male deer, or buck, grows antlers each year. These Antlers are used as weapons during mating season and then are shed.

The female deer is called a doe. Doe can give birth to twins or even triplets per season, if well fed. A baby deer is called a fawn.

There is a large deer population in Pennsylvania. Deer were very important to the survival of settlers and Indian tribes. Deer were used as food and buckskin.

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Courtesy of State of Pennsylvania

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