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Why Do Deer Only Come Out At Night ?

It’s a bit of a mystery why deer only come out at night. It seems to be a common trait among all deer species, from the white-tailed deer of North America to the red deer of Europe and Asia.

There are several different theories about why this behavior evolved, but no one knows for sure. One theory is that it allows them to avoid predators by staying hidden in the shadows. Another is that it helps them detect predators more easily in the darkness.

Another possible reason is that they have better senses of smell and hearing at night, so they can detect other animals approaching more easily than during the day when there are too many distractions. If a predator approaches during the day, they may not notice until it’s too late.

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Last modified: August 17, 2022

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