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#6308491 - 05/23/16 03:22 PM Melanistic Deer
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We have a melanistic doe in our neighborhood, born last year.

She seems to be fitting in with all of the others and doing ok.

My wife has taken to calling her Cocoa, which is accurate as she chocolate colored.

Thought others might enjoy seeing her.


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#6308494 - 05/23/16 03:24 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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#6308495 - 05/23/16 03:27 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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Very cool up

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#6308541 - 05/23/16 04:00 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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Neat!! up
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#6308544 - 05/23/16 04:03 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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Those sure are cool, they are all over dripping springs.
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#6308573 - 05/23/16 04:35 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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Loc: Live in Katy, Hunt in Llano Co...
Very cool looking deer. Used to see them a bunch growing up in Hays Co, especially in the Mountain City area.
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#6308989 - 05/23/16 08:37 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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I've seen two, one in Kendall county and one in Comal

They are also common in north Bexar county around Hollywood park and hill country village

They are neat
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#6308994 - 05/23/16 08:44 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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Is this S. Antonio?

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#6309003 - 05/23/16 08:49 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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Cool looking deer


Edited by Simple Searcher (05/23/16 08:49 PM)
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#6309032 - 05/23/16 09:18 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: MoTex]
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Originally Posted By: MoTex
Is this S. Antonio?


NW Austin.

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#6309090 - 05/23/16 10:25 PM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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Cool pic. up
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#6309188 - 05/24/16 06:46 AM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: dkershen]
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Cool pic. up

Never seen one....there was a small group of albinos north of Lampasas a few years ago....haven't seen them in a while....

Neat deer....be interesting to see what color fawn she drops...
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#6309250 - 05/24/16 07:45 AM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: jeffbird]
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I just wonder if the buck that bred her will ever go back...
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#6309261 - 05/24/16 07:53 AM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: rickym]
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Very cool up
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#6309262 - 05/24/16 07:54 AM Re: Melanistic Deer [Re: therancher]
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Originally Posted By: therancher
I just wonder if the buck that bred her will ever go back...
roflmao
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