White-tailed deer are normally brown in color, with white on their throats, undersides, insides of their legs, and of course, under their tails. They vary their color by season, being gray-brown in the winter and red-brown in the summer.
Piebald deer, however, have a genetic mutation that causes pigmentless, white patches throughout their coat. The skin beneath these patches is also pigmentless, appearing pink. The effect is similar to white spotting patterns in horses or rabbits.
Meet Dragon, this adorable baby deer who was rejected from his mother at birth. The little deer found a new loving home at Deer Tracks Junction, an animal farm on Cedar Springs, Mich, where he was also named dragon because of its difficulties for survival.
Here are some wonderful images of this unique creature, Enjoy!