The Many Coat Colors of White-tailed Deer: Albino, Piebald, Melanistic and More
Aug 2, 2023Cheyne Matzenbacher
Deer come in a wide variety of colors. Though most are brown or gray, you also see shades or red, coats of silver, and there are several rare color phases that include white and even…
Melanistic Whitetails: How Rare Are Black Deer?
May 16, 2022Hunter Pruitt
This article was updated on May 16, 2022. Each fall, deer hunters see or harvest albino or piebald whitetails and discuss what a rare occurrence that is. But an even greater rarity exists: melanistic whitetails….