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#6157042 - 01/26/16 10:18 PM White tail or Axis fawn?
txaggie13 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 11/25/11
Posts: 5


These photos were taken in east texas. I am not aware of any high fences close by and I have never heard of free roaming axis in the area, but I was wondering if these deer could be axis or just white tail that kept their spots too late? Time and date are correct and this is a low fence property.

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#6157050 - 01/26/16 10:25 PM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
red bluff Offline
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Registered: 07/08/12
Posts: 546
Loc: Texas, Erath
They look like Axis to me....

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#6157067 - 01/26/16 10:33 PM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
TexFlip Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 9289
Loc: Chambers County
Those are axis. Several high fenced exotic ranches in deep East Texas. My cousin has one in Lufkin. Where abouts in east Tx?
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#6157084 - 01/26/16 10:50 PM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 4761
Loc: texas
Axis for sure

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#6157088 - 01/26/16 10:56 PM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
Erny Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 1887
Loc: Smith County
What county you in? With all the flooding we had this fall I am sure some exotics escaped.

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#6157109 - 01/26/16 11:19 PM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
blazin Offline
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Registered: 10/25/11
Posts: 2025
Loc: Texas
Both axis for sure and I can only hope to see this on my cameras one day! food


Edited by blazin (01/26/16 11:21 PM)

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#6157128 - 01/26/16 11:40 PM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: TexFlip]
rifleman Offline
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Registered: 11/19/08
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Loc: Kingwood
Originally Posted By: TexFlip
Those are axis. Several high fenced exotic ranches in deep East Texas. My cousin has one in Lufkin. Where abouts in east Tx?


Where around Lufkin?


For sure axis, unless that you're talking to that megafawn photographer.

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#6157182 - 01/27/16 01:04 AM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
Combine Kid Offline
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Registered: 01/19/13
Posts: 92
Axis for sure

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#6157212 - 01/27/16 05:49 AM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
Pitchfork Predator Offline
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Registered: 01/25/13
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Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Axis no doubt.
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#6157277 - 01/27/16 07:31 AM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
I would love to see a population of axis in east Texas. Don't know if they could survive in northeast Texas where I hunt though

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#6157286 - 01/27/16 07:39 AM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: rifleman]
TexFlip Offline
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Registered: 08/18/12
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Loc: Chambers County
Originally Posted By: rifleman
Originally Posted By: TexFlip
Those are axis. Several high fenced exotic ranches in deep East Texas. My cousin has one in Lufkin. Where abouts in east Tx?


Where around Lufkin?

Towards Hudson.
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#6157295 - 01/27/16 07:48 AM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
txaggie13 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 11/25/11
Posts: 5
I would love to see a population of axis in east Texas also. This is Rusk county

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#6157312 - 01/27/16 08:01 AM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 4761
Loc: texas
By chance are you near mt. Enterprise? I drive through there on my way to Cass county and was pretty sure I had seen an axis last year going up 315 towards carthage

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#6157452 - 01/27/16 09:15 AM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
esnow74 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/09/12
Posts: 267
Loc: Ellis County, TX
Axis, my parents live on lake Tawakoni and have seen several over the years wandering along the lake bank.

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#6157579 - 01/27/16 10:37 AM Re: White tail or Axis fawn? [Re: txaggie13]
SingleShot85 Offline


Registered: 05/27/09
Posts: 1776
Loc: S.A. and Kinney Co.
anything is possible I guess, but there are no white tailed fawns in January......just saying confused2
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