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#7064560 - 02/03/18 05:23 PM Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar
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More than 30 whitetail deer come running when Brenda Dlugosh scatters corn about 9 a.m. every morning at her home on nine acres in a subdivision in North Bexar County.
An unusual fawn showed up in the summer of 2009. It was dark black from nose to tail, which had white underneath.

Her twin, a buck, was colored normally except for a little black on his face.
ďIíd never seen a black deer before,Ē Dlugosh said.

Her husband, Tony Franckowiak, christened her Chupi, short for Chupacabra.


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http://www.expressnews.com/sports/outdoo...oe-12543543.php
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#7064563 - 02/03/18 05:26 PM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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Not that rare. Iíve seen several over the years in bexar and comal

Very neat looking deer though
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#7064872 - 02/03/18 09:47 PM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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Itís not rare, there, but it is overall. This only occurs in a couple isolated areas nationwide.
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#7065049 - 02/04/18 06:11 AM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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Very cool I have never seen one up
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#7065058 - 02/04/18 06:38 AM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: Stub]
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Originally Posted By: Stub
Very cool I have never seen one up

Me either. I have seen a piebald doe before, but never seen a melanistic whitetail.

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#7065066 - 02/04/18 06:49 AM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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Neat deer, we have those in Harrison county on the southwestern side.

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#7065213 - 02/04/18 09:44 AM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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That's awesome never seen one either.

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#7065447 - 02/04/18 12:37 PM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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I saw one that was hit by a car, near Canyon lake. My FIL has one mounted that he killed years ago, near Buda in Hays county.


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#7065454 - 02/04/18 12:42 PM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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Pretty doe.

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#7065468 - 02/04/18 12:59 PM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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I've seen several all white whitetails in Lampasas.....never seen a black one.....
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#7065630 - 02/04/18 03:31 PM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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Saw a melanistic spike around Sweetwater several years back. I watched it for nearly an hour with several doe. One of which was a really light blonde color.

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#7065754 - 02/04/18 05:08 PM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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I have a friend near San Marcos that seems to see one every year, he has shot few of them.
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#7065923 - 02/04/18 07:19 PM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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We have two in our neighborhood that come through our yard every week or two. The black doe had a black fawn this year, so now we have two.

They really are very pretty.






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#7066087 - 02/04/18 08:46 PM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeffbird]
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Originally Posted By: jeffbird
We have two in our neighborhood that come through our yard every week or two. The black doe had a black fawn this year, so now we have two.

They really are very pretty.






Way cool up
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#7066321 - 02/05/18 03:43 AM Re: Rarest of the rare: Couple cherish black doe, fawn in North Bexar [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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Wonder how they taste........Don't really care for dark meat....

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