red deer

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Related to Corsican red deer: Cervus elaphus, Cervus elaphus corsicanus

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 main threats to the Corsican red deer are extensive cutting and logging, hunting, forest fires, the diffusion of farming and the spread of livestock.
Objectives: The %One Deer Two Islands% project aims to improve the conservation status of the Corsican red deer in Sardinia and Corsica by reducing conflict with human activities and by promoting awareness about its ecological and economic value.
Ensuring the long-term conservation of the Corsican red deer and improving its conservation status.