Fallow deer

Screen Shot 2016-02-13 at 14.32.02The fallow deer is a large deer native to Europe and was introduced to Britain by the romans.

A male fallow deer is called a buck, a female is called a doe and young ones are called fawns.  The male can weigh 110kg, can be 1.7m long and be over 1m tall.  Does can weigh a smaller 70kg and can be 90cm tall.

They are the only European deer with palmate antlers.

Top: buck with does.
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