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Deer

A deer is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae.

A number of broadly similar animals, from related families within the order Artiodactyla, are often also called deer.

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Buzz60 (Oct. 18, 2012) A call to the Y94 Morning Playhouse radio show in North Dakota has gone viral. Now known as Donna the Deer Lady, Donna expresses her concern over the placement of deer crossing signs. Gillian Pensavalle has the story.
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Quebec Couple Tries to Save Deer With Head Stuck in Bucket

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CBC (Feb. 6, 2014) A western Quebec couple that feeds deer in its backyard says one of the animals got its head stuck in a bucket last weekend and they, plus government officials, can't catch the deer to remove the bucket. Video provided by CBC
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Family Allowed to Keep Pet Deer Rescued After Mom's Death

Family Allowed to Keep Pet Deer Rescued After Mom's Death

Buzz60 (June 26, 2013) A family from Michigan will be allowed to keep their pet deer, Lilly, after the pet was nearly taken away when the Department of Natural Resources was tipped off that the family had the animal illegally. An uproar from the internet was able to help influence the decision.
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Eagle Attacking Deer Caught on Camera

Eagle Attacking Deer Caught on Camera

Buzz60 (Sep. 25, 2013) A remote camera that was set up in a Siberian forest intending to get a look at tigers caught something even crazier. It caught an eagle swooping down and attacking a deer. This is very rare behavior by eagles, but experts say it does happen. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.
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