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Old 08-27-2010, 01:11 PM
dovehunter dovehunter is offline
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Anybody Ever Seen One?

In all my 40-plus years of deer hunting I have seen a probably a dozen or more albinos and maybe a couple of piedbalds, but I have never, ever seen one of these before.

I have never even seen a picture of one. This is definitely a whitetail fawn, as a couple of other pictures (which I didn't post) show its mother and twin and both of them look like normal whitetails, at least insofar as their markings. I have always been given to understand that the melanistic phase is very rare, even more so than the albino phase. Maybe one of you biologist types out there can provide us with a little more information?

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Old 08-27-2010, 02:20 PM
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nope, have seen 3 different full albinos, one dead pie-bald but that my friend is a new one.
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Old 08-28-2010, 10:09 AM
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seen a pic of one killed in mich but i have never seen one
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Old 08-28-2010, 11:03 AM
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Here are more pictures

I saw several pictures on another forum but cannot post them. Take care...
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Old 08-28-2010, 03:04 PM
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Seen alot of black squirrels, first deer I have seen thataway.

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Old 10-23-2011, 07:51 PM
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There are countless black squirrels in Detroit Metro Area. Is this fawn from SE Michigan, too?

My cousin killed a piebald buck in Van Wert County, Ohio. Looks sort of like a Holstein deer. You could call it white with brown splotches or brown with white splotches. An amazing animal.

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