National Geographic : 1946 Jul
© National Geographic Society ioaacnrome Dy Aulrea AL. uauey Breast-high Snow Drives the Mule Deer to Lower Levels in Search ofFood These animals pass the cold months where the sage country merges with spruce and pine. One of the greatest wintering areas isinthe broad Gunnison Valley. Herds of mule deer are frequently surprised close to mountain highways, but usually they remain in heavy cover inremote regions.