Moment in nature: White deer

Nature: White deer

"Sunday Morning" today checked out a herd of white deer in Seneca County, New York. The footage is by videographer Carl Mrozek.

Because the herd of white-tailed deer lives at a former Army depot whose fencing has kept them isolated, recessive genes and inbreeding have caused this rare all-white creature almost unknown outside of Seneca County.

Since the depot was closed, part of the land has been developed into a conservation park, with a visitor center and tours.  

       
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  • David Morgan

    David Morgan is a senior editor at CBSNews.com and cbssundaymorning.com.