Rare White Deer Spotted In Colorado

By Matt Kroschel

BAILEY, Colo. (CBS4) – There is a new celebrity walking through front yards in Bailey.

This white fawn spotted along with its mom is going viral on social media.

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(credit: Haley Bradford)

Officials with Colorado Parks and Wildlife say white deer are rare but not unheard of.

It’s not a true albino because it does not have pink eyes.

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(credit: Haley Bradford)

Wildlife officials are asking people to give it plenty of space because it is already under stress because its coloring makes it an easier target for predators.

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(credit: Haley Bradford)

 

Matt Kroschel covers news throughout Colorado working from the CBS4 Mountain Newsroom. Send story ideas to mrkroschel@cbs.com and connect with him on Twitter @Matt_Kroschel.

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