fallow deer


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fallow deer

a small, 150 lb, fawn deer with white spots and a white spot bordered with black on each buttock. Called also Dama dama.
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The red deer (Rothirsch) is native to Europe and is sometimes raised for food, but the primary commercial deer in Switzerland is the fallow deer (Damhirsch), which is originally Asian.
The IVDDM of seven common forages was estimated using rumen inocula from three fallow deer, two sika deer and two white-tailed deer.
The fallow deer is one of the few deer species to keep its spots as an adult, helping it to hide in the shadows and dappled sunlight of its woodland home from predators like the European lynx.
The objectives of my research were to examine the mating system exhibited by a free-ranging population of fallow deer in the Edwards Plateau region of Texas, to test the density hypothesis proposed by Langbein and Thirgood (1989), and to offer an explanation for the evolution of lekking in fallow deer.
Fall is mating season for the fallow deer, too, so they'll be visible but still hard to get close to.
A four-year-old fallow deer of American-African origin had expired in the zoo on Wednesday last.
The exploited fallow deer is carried out at MVA Velsen (Saarland / Germany).
Boss Damien Hannigan said he is concerned the fallow deer are now associating humans with food.
There will also be the chance to see Askham Bryan College's collection of animals which include fallow deer, llamas, goats, geese, ducks, chickens, rabbits and guinea pigs.
THE cooler Autumn weather may have arrived, but things are hotting up for the Fallow Deer at Knowsley Safari Park as the annual, testosterone-fuelled, rutting season kicks off.
Striking images of a badger among trees, a fallow deer on a housing estate, a grey wagtail fighting its reflection in a car wing mirror and close-ups of woodland fungus and a tiny snail on a fern were among the winners in the competition.
Prestatyn magistrates heard that two of the men changed their story, claiming that their lurcher dogs had attacked the fallow deer while they were actually after rabbits, but chairman Alun Williams said the bench did not believe their account.