A comparative diagram of deer butts. From Life-histories of Northern Animals: An Account of the Mammals of Manitoba by Ernest Thompson Seton

I. white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
II. mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
III. black tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus)
IV. elk (Cervus candanensis)
V. red deer (Cervus elaphus)

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