Reading and answers the question:
The deer is a distinctive animal easily recognized by the antlers1. The deer is called a distinctive animal because it
that adorn most species of male deer. These antlers are used by the
males primarily to fight, either for mates or for leadership of the
herd. Deer generally lose their antlers each winter and begin growing
5 new ones in late spring. The new antlers are soft knobs covered with
velvety hairs. Later in the year as the seasons progress, the antlers
grow and harden into solid branches. In the middle of winter, the
full-grown antlers fall off and decay on the ground. The following
spring the process begins again.
2. According to the passage, the deer does NOT use its antlers
3. In which month would a deer probably have short, soft, velvety antlers?
4. In winter the mature antlers