5 individuals - 2 were fawns w/fading spots.
Mule deer pronk. 3 track groupings. 34"x8 8 1/2", 26 1/2"x8", 24"x8". Distance from farthest rear track to farthest rear track in each grouping: 14'10", 15'4". These deer weren't going all out, so these measurements could be much greater with increased speed.
A Doe and two Fawns on the PG&E Trail at Rancho San Antonio OSP
The mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) is a deer indigenous to western North America; it is named for its ears, which are large like those of the mule. There are believed to be several subspecies, including the black-tailed deer. However, some genetic studies have indicated that mule deer may have developed relatively recently through the interbreeding of white-tailed and black-tailed deer, which may have evolved from white-tailed deer thousands of years ago. Unlike the related white-tailed deer...