Definition of Burro deer
1. Noun. Long-eared deer of western North America with two-pronged antlers.
Generic synonyms: Cervid, Deer
Group relationships: Genus Odocoileus, Odocoileus
Specialized synonyms: Black-tailed Deer, Blacktail, Blacktail Deer, Odocoileus Hemionus Columbianus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Burro Deer
Literary usage of Burro deer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Scientific Monthly by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"The burro deer (Odocoileus hemionus eremicus) formerly occurred on the deserts of ... As the record runs the date of the extirpation of the burro deer in ..."
2. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"Tall of burro deer. IL burro deer are seldom seen in the mountains, but are found along their base, and in comparatively level land, ..."
3. Outdoor Heritage by Harold Child Bryant (1919)
"The closely similar burro deer is found along the Colorado River. The black-tailed deer can be distinguished from the mule deer by the well-haired tail, ..."
4. Our Big Game: A Book for Sportsmen and Nature Lovers by Dwight Williams Huntington (1904)
"The mule-deer is sometimes called burro-deer in the Southwest. The summer coat of this deer is red. At the end of summer it takes on ..."
5. Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters by Alfred Marshall Mayer (1883)
"The ears are the most striking characteristic of this deer, and from them it has received the name "mule," or the Spanish equivalent burro, deer. ..."
6. The Mother of California: Being an Historical Sketch of the Little Known by Arthur Walbridge North (1908)
"... divided into eight bunches), burro- deer about the Colorado River, and a few of the ordinary California deer scattered throughout the brush and timber ..."
7. Pony Tracks by Frederic Remington (1895)
"After hunting down the valley for a few days for " burro deer" and wild turkey, we found that ..."