Unusual Deer at Side Cut a Rare Beauty

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This piebald deer has been turning heads at Side Cut Metropark and nearby in Maumee.

Piebaldism is the result of a genetic abnormality that causes a lack of pigmentation on the deer. (Albino deer have pink eyes, a pink nose and pink-hued hooves, while piebald deer have brown eyes and noses, and black hooves.)

Some sources say that piebald deer make up just 2 percent of the deer population.

The doe has been seen with two fawns.

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Photo by Amiee Newman, a member of the Side Cut staff