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Gallery - Artiodactyla

Artiodactyla

Ungulates with the axis of the hooves between the 3rd and 4th digits.


[deant5]Deer Signs-Antlers

Here are some images of Antlers to help you tell the difference.


[deends1]Deer Signs-Rear ends

Here we some images to help with identification;o)


[depoo2]Deer Signs-Droppings

Here are some images to help with the finer points of Poo!:o)


[More information about Fallow Deer (Domesticated)][fallowdeerdom1]Fallow Deer (Domesticated) (Dama dama)

Domesticated Fallow Deer at Powderham


[More information about Fallow Deer (Wild)][wildfallow1]Fallow Deer (Wild) (Dama dama)

Wild deer from Haldon forest


[More information about Red Deer][Video clip about Red Deer][redr3]Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)

In Scotland, where most Red Deer live on open hill country, excessive numbers are causing serious damage to natural vegatation and preventing the regeneration of woodland. Red Deer are increasingly being domesticated and farmland for the production of meat.


[More information about Roe deer][roe16]Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus)

In different parts of their range Roe Deer occupy a wide variety of habitats, from forested steppe through marshland, right up to high mountain terrain. Such adaptability has resulted in very large populations of Roe Deer in many areas, in spite of the fact they are regularly shot as game and not infrequent casualties of road traffic.unusual colour varieties including white and black are not uncommom.


[More information about Sika Deer][sikadeer6]Sika Deer (Cervus nippon)

Buff-brown with faint spots in summer and a grey head, in winter a darker brown. Short white tail, rump patch white with a dark edge. Originally broadleaved woodland in eastern Asia, introduced to many parks in Europe where escapes have given rise to large herds in several countries


[muntjac3]Muntjac Deer (Muntiacus reevesi)

Chinese Muntjac were first introduced into Britian in the early twentieth centry and by natural spread and additional introductions have colonised most of England and beyond.



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