In this Wednesday, April 9, 2003 file photo, Deer gather in a field in Patten, Maine. Credit: Robert F. Bukaty | AP

Deer hunting season began just a few weeks ago, and hunters across the state are out on the prowl, searching for the white-tailed ungulate that’s got their name on it.

What do you know about this iconic creature, millions of which are found all across North America?

And when you’re done, let us know how you did in the comments section.

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