Do you know your deer? Fill in the spaces using the clues listed here.

Across

1. A deer is said to _____ its tail (raise it, exposing a flash of white fur) when it wants to warn other deer of danger. A mother deer will also do this to help her children follow her when they are running away from danger.

3. The color of a deer’s belly

4. A group of deer

7. Deer meat

8. The tip of an antler

9. The part of the deer used to figure out its age

10. Male deer

Down

1. A young deer

2. The furry covering on a deer’s antlers. It contains blood vessels that help to nourish the growing bone.

4. A deer’s foot

5. A female deer

6. The bony growths on a deer’s head

Solution