White deer spotted in Willington

Channel 3 viewer Robyn said she recorded video of what looked like an all white white-tailed deer in Willington.
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 12:08 PM EST
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WILLINGTON, CT (WFSB) - Spotting a white-tailed deer may be common this time of year.

What’s not, though, is seeing an all white one.

Channel 3 viewer Robyn snapped a few photos and recorded some video of what appeared to be a white deer in Willington backyard:

Channel 3 viewer Robyn snapped a photo of what appeared to be a white deer in Willington.
Channel 3 viewer Robyn snapped a photo of what appeared to be a white deer in Willington.(Robyn / iWitness)

According to protectthewhitedeer.com, white deer are ordinary white-tailed deer with an extraordinary color. They are white or mostly white in color. The color is a genetic trait and is inherited, but is extremely rare.