About two days before coming into heat, or estrus, a doe's vulva swells and the whitetail bucks will sniff or lick the doe's vulva if he can get close enough and whitetail bucks will sniff the spot where a doe has urinated and lick it.

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Whitetail buck testing the air for scent.

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Where:         100 Mile radius of Richwood  
When:          2002  
Photographer:  Roger Buck  
Mountain Lion or Cougar, Owl, River Otter, Wild Boar or Feral Pig, Rattlesnake (Timber),Chipmunk,Deer,Bobcats or Lynxes,Buffalo,Red Foxes, Great Egret, Woodchuck or Groundhog, Raccoon,Turkey,Vulture,Squirrels,Yellow Crowned Night Heron,Bald Eagles,Ringtail Cat,Cardinals

Picture taken
100 Mile radius of Richwood

Copyright 2003 Photographer, Roger Buck, Picture currently twenty-eight picture of 54 pictures of live deer
Richwood, West Virginia