The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), is yellow listed (not at risk) in British Columbia. In fact, these animals are the most widely distributed and abundant ungulate in the Western Hemisphere.
Deer are remarkably well adapted to living near humans. They occupy many types of habitats in mountains and lowlands, including various forests and woodlands, forest edges, shrublands, grasslands with shrubs, and residential areas.
Listing and Date
Threats to Species
Presently not threatened - population is managed by Ministry of Environment (MOE) hunting regulations.
For more information on this species, visit The BC Species and Ecosystem Explorer and enter "white-tailed deer" in the species Name field.