Do Deer Eat Meat? The Answer May Surprise You

Whitetail Deer Scavenging Human Remains

Written By John VanDerLaan March 26, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Do deer eat meat? Contrary to their herbivore label, deer have been known to consume meat on rare occasions. This article examines the fascinating instances of carnivorous behavior in deer, the ecological factors … Read more

Deer Stomping: What Does It Mean When They Stomp Their Feet?

Deer Stomping And Snorting

Written By John VanDerLaan July 10, 2023We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Outside of Disney movies, deer can’t talk, so they have to find other ways to communicate. Whitetail deer have a lot of ways of communicating, but one way that hunters commonly encounter is … Read more

Do Deer Move In The Wind? Tips For Hunting Whitetails When It’s Blowing

Do Deer Move In The Wind

Written By Shawn Lentz August 01, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Do deer move in the wind? For me, someone who hunts Pacific Northwest blacktails, this is a no-brainer. But us blacktail deer hunters are used to foul-weather hunting. It is inherent in the … Read more

Deer Sounds – The Guide To Understanding Whitetail Communication

Deer Sounds

Written By John VanDerLaan April 28, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Whitetail deer have a complex language that allows them to communicate emotion and information amongst the herd. By understanding what these deer sounds are and what they mean, a hunter can use this … Read more

Do Deer Chew Cud – Digestive System Facts

Whitetail Deer Buck Chewing Cud

Written By John VanDerLaan December 20, 2021We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Have you ever heard the expression, “You chew like a cow!”? I have, thanks to my chewing habits, but that saying comes from a place of truth. Deer, as well as cattle, sheep, and giraffes … Read more

How, When, and Where Do Deer Sleep? Answers To These Questions and More

White tailed deer sleeping in thick cover

Written By John VanDerLaan December 08, 2021We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more How do deer sleep? When do deer sleep? And most importantly, where do deer sleep? These questions about the habits of fawns, does, and mature bucks are common for new hunters and curious … Read more

Types Of Deer – Species Facts and Information

Whitetail Deer

Written By John VanDerLaan October 17, 2021We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more There’s more to deer than just antlers, there are a number of different types of deer all around the world. Deer species can be divided into several classifications and divisions. Ranging from the … Read more

Are Deer Nocturnal, Crepuscular or Diurnal?

Nocturnal Deer

Written By John VanDerLaan October 08, 2021We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Are deer nocturnal? We get this question a lot from hunters and non hunters alike.The answer is no, deer are not nocturnal. At least not most of the time. Deer are active at night … Read more

Can Whitetail Deer Whistle??

Do deer whistle

by Karl Triple (Ilion, New York) While hunting in the Adirondacks this weekend I had a very strange thing happen. I tracked a large buck for over a mile when I came upon an area of thick cover. I thought the deer was close and the cover was so thick that I decided to try … Read more

Deer Noise

Deer Noise

by Kim Fontenot (Lake Charles, La) I was recently hunting in Missouri when I had a 10 point chasing a doe. Every now and then he would make a deer noise that I had never heard a deer make in the wild or on video. I have heard this similar sound from a barnyard goat.. … Read more