By Gary Bogue
Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 6:06 am in deer.
Mating season is near!
Mike Gordon, Walnut Creek, California
“Rut,” or mating season for these black-tailed deer takes place in mid to late fall here in Northern California. The gestation period is 6-7 months and they give birth from April to June. Looks to me like these two are just getting acquainted. /Gary