8 Unique Facts about Deer

8. Deer have a very good sense of smell. They can smell predators from up to a mile away.

7. Deer have excellent hearing. They can hear sounds that humans cannot hear, and they use their hearing to detect predators.

6. Deer can run up to 35 miles per hour. They are very fast runners, and they can use their speed to escape from predators.

5. Deer have antlers. Antlers are made of bone, and they grow on the head of male deer.

4. Deer shed their antlers every year. The antlers fall off in the winter, and new antlers grow in the spring.

3. Deer are herbivores. They eat plants, fruits, and vegetables.

2. Deer live in herds. Herds of deer can be made up of just a few deer, or they can be made up of hundreds of deer.

1. Some deer species are endangered. The main threats to deer are habitat loss, hunting, and disease.