What Eats A Deer?

What Eats A Deer? What Do Deer Eat?

Deer have many predators, or natural enemies. Animals that like to kill and eat deer include wild canids — or “dog-like” animals—such as wolves and coyotes. Big cats such as cougars, jaguars and lynx also hunt deer.

What Eats A Deer
What Eats A Deer

Bears kill and eat deer and, in tropical and subtropical forests, large snakes, such as anacondas, and crocodilians, such as alligators and caimans, attack deer in order to get a meal.

Because they have so many enemies, deer have developed good hearing, good eyesight, and the ability to run very fast.

It takes a skillful predator to catch a deer.

As for the question of what a deer eats: Deers are browsers, which means they eat a variety of leaves, green twigs, apples and other vegetation.

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