The Magical Albino Deer Herd Of Wisconsin Is Breathtaking

People have been fascinated with the rare sightings of the albino whitetail deer for generations

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An area named Boulder Junction in Wisconsin is a popular tourist attraction due to the unbelievable number of wild albino deer.

White deer in Wisconsin: Boulder Junction claims it has most albino deer

The chances of a deer being born albino are 1 in 20,000, and the chances of an albino deer surviving until adulthood are even worse.

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This is because their solid white coats get rid of their natural camouflage and make them more susceptible to predator attacks.

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Albino animals are also usually more susceptible to health problems such as poor eyesight among other things.

Albino White-tailed Deer of Boulder Junction Wisconsin - lifeinthenorthwoods

Very few people have ever encountered these “ghost deer” in person, even in Boulder Junction which is home to a number of albino deer herds.


Experts are still unsure why this area has such a high population of white deer, biologists say there is no explanation for the phenomenon.

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Photographer Jeff Richter published a book showcasing a beautiful selection of white deer taken in the region.

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Residents of Boulder Junction are very protective of their local mysterious white deer herds, this even includes avid hunters.

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Albino deer are currently illegal to be hunted in Wisonsin, and it is thought that this may have contributed to their high population.

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Written by Joe Kahlo