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White Mule Deer -more photos 10/23/06

A friend sent me these photos this past winter. The photos were taken southwest of Meeker Colorado right off of Highway 13. I travel through that area frequently, but have not seen him yet.

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White Mule Deer -more photos 10/23/06

Wow, don't see many of those running around.

Is he legal to hunt? Public land or private?

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White Mule Deer -more photos 10/23/06

This particular deer hangs around on private land, however he's easy to spot since he hangs around close to a highway.

I have no idea if albino deer are protected. I did a search on the Colorado DOW website and could not find any info, so I'm not sure if that issue has ever been addressed.

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I'm surprised white deer make it to adulthood, would seem to be an easy target. I personally would not want to shoot one.
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that is one pretty deer . thanks for sharing the picture of him .

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Wow! Rare Muley!

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He is still there, I saw him this weekend. What a cool thing to see, and he is right off the highway just west of Meeker. He stays on private land and is a pet for the entire town. The town marshal was pulled off looking at him when I drove by.

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here he is this year in velvet with a budy

http://missouriwhitetails.com/forums/viewthread.php?tid=29413

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He's growing up quite nicely Yes

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Nice buck.... As far as i know in washington at least. it is leagal to shoot an albino animal but frowned upon....for several reasons like they are so rare and possibley other bad genetic traits...but i am not sure.

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White Mule Deer -more photos 10/23/06

That is a cool deer.

There was an albino-ish deer in E. WA when I lived there that I wanted to bag. It seems at the time (word of mouth) that albino deer were protected. I think to get the last word you would need to call the local gammie - and even that might not be the last word.

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