- 1 What is the plural form of deer deer?
- 2 Is it whitetail or white tailed deer?
- 3 Is whitetail deer one word or two?
- 4 Can you say deers?
- 5 What’s the plural of person?
- 6 What is the plural of dear?
- 7 What is the lifespan of deer?
- 8 Where do deer live in the woods?
- 9 What is a female deer called?
- 10 Which state has the most deer?
- 11 What eats a deer?
- 12 Why are Southern deer so small?
- 13 What is a flock of deer called?
- 14 Can you say fishes?
- 15 Can you say sheeps?
What is the plural form of deer deer?
noun, plural deer, (occasionally) deers.
Is it whitetail or white tailed deer?
The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), also known as the whitetail or Virginia deer, is a medium-sized deer native to North America, Central America, Ecuador, and South America as far south as Peru and Bolivia.
Is whitetail deer one word or two?
or white ·tail deer a common North American deer, Odocoileus virginianus, having a tail with a white underside. Also called whitetail.
Can you say deers?
You cannot use “deers” to mean “species of deer” because “deers” has never been a form in common use, whereas “fishes” has been and continues to be. For that reason “deers” grates on the ear of a native speaker in a way that “fishes” doesn’t.
What’s the plural of person?
As a general rule, you’re absolutely right – person is used to refer to an individual, and the plural form is people. As you have said, we can also use peoples to talk about different groups within a nation or the world. Similarly, persons is considered to be quite formal and isn’t used often in day to day language.
What is the plural of dear?
3 dear /ˈdiɚ/ noun. plural dears. 3 dear. /ˈdiɚ/ plural dears.
What is the lifespan of deer?
Most white-tailed deer live about 2 to 3 years. Maximum life span in the wild is 20 years but few live past 10 years old.
Where do deer live in the woods?
Deer often sleep close to the trunks of pine trees to maximize the cover and shelter they provide. Dense concentrations of pine trees and other coniferous trees are particularly popular with deer. Many deer may live in relatively close proximity amongst particularly dense forests of coniferous trees.
What is a female deer called?
The adult male deer is called a stag and may have antlers growing from its head. The female deer is called a doe and a young deer is called a fawn.
Which state has the most deer?
According to a 2015 deer population estimate by North American Whitetail magazine, here are the states with the largest deer populations:
- Texas: Estimated population of 4 million.
- Alabama: Estimated population of 1.8 million.
- Mississippi: Estimated population of 1.8 million.
- Missouri: Estimated population of 1.3 million.
What eats a deer?
Many animals eat deer, so deer are prey. Since deer do not eat animals, they are not predators. Predators that eat deer include the coyote, bobcat, cougar, wild dogs and humans.
Why are Southern deer so small?
General rule- colder climate, larger representatives of the species. With that said, habitat and diet also play a role. There is a lot of geographic and hence habitat/diet diversity in Texas. For the most part, the whitetail deer in the Texas Hill Country are smaller but with respectable racks.
What is a flock of deer called?
Most people, upon seeing a bunch of deer together, would call it a herd; however, you also could call the group a bunch, a mob, a parcel or a rangale.
Can you say fishes?
The plural of fish is usually fish. When referring to more than one species of fish, especially in a scientific context, you can use fishes as the plural. The zodiac sign Pisces is also often referred to as fishes.
Can you say sheeps?
No, “sheeps” is not a gramatical English word. The plural of sheep is also sheep. English has a number of nouns whose plural is the same as the singular.