red deer

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red deer

the principal hunting deer; golden red-brown, large, 5 ft tall, and up to 650 lb; males have very large antlers. Called also Cervus elaphus.
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The European red deer is Argentina's most important big game animal.
The European red deer, about the same size and very similar in appearance, does not bugle.
The Hangul or Kashmir stag (Cervus Elaphus Hanglu) a sub-species of European Red Deer is a critically endangered deer, as its population has declined from an estimated 2000 in 1947 to mere 170 to 200 in recent years, due to poaching, excessive grazing of livestock and forest fires.

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