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White-tailed deer

Odocoileus virgianus

Valkohäntäpeuran kaataja ja elämänsä trofee

White-tailed deer was introduced to Finland on the 1930s and the population was started from only 5 animals. Today whitetailed-deer is widespread throghout the southwestern part of Finland, yearly bag exeeding 20.000 animals.

Hunting of white-tails is mainly conducted from highseats near feeding grounds and passing places, yet driven hunting using dachshounds is gaining popularity.