Odocoileus virginianus (Boddaert) (White-Tailed Deer) with scrotal hernia

Roger D. Applegate, John A. Bryan, Michael K Keel

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A male Odocoileus virginianus (White-tailed Deer) had a 1.42-m segment of large/ small intestine entrapped in its scrotum. This report is the second documented instance of this anomaly, which is common in inbred lines of domestic animals and man.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)754-755
Number of pages2
JournalSoutheastern Naturalist
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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