Black Mulie

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Back in 1992 I drew an Antelope tag for suprise valley and while scouting for antelope I was bowhunting deer(that was back when you could roam the X zones with an AO Tag) and I shot a video of a black mulie doe, she was with other does in their august rusty orange fur and she really stood out from the others being a coal black color. Later when I was in a sporting goods store in Alturas I saw on the brag board two photos of a couple of black bucks that were harvested.
Have any of you ever seen any black deer up in Modoc County ?
 



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Interesting, maybe Ranchwife will pipe in, she's a local.
 

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I've seen black does here in the central valley where I live.........stick out like a sore thumb.
 

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Any burns near by? They will roll in a burn area to get rid of ticks and fleas.....
 

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The doe I saw and the pictures in the store were melanistic deer, it is the opposite of an albino.
 

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The Warner Mts. are known to have some of those Black Mule Deer... it apparently runs in the gene pool... I've never seen one up there, but I have heard of many people who have seen them...
I see plenty of other deer around Redding which are extremely white in color... not truly albino, but very pale in color. It runs in the local gene pool...

Ken
 

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Red/Light Brown Coats are summer coats... Dark coat are winter coats... I saw a buck that was turning gray he was the oldest buck I have ever seen.
 


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