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Muntjac Deer
May 09, 2011   12:28 PM
by Administrator

The Muntjac Deer are from India and are also known as the Barking Deer.  They actually sound much like a dog barking when alarmed.  They have dark ridges that reach to their antlers on their forehead.  They have antlers and tushes which are used as weapons when fighting.  They are shy and prefer to be alone - not often seen in groups.  They are another small deer and are about 20 - 24" tall.


May 06, 2011   02:26 PM
by Administrator

Kudu, an African animal, is one of the most beautiful of all hunting species.  This majestic beauty is from the antelope family inclusive of the bongo, eland, and bushbuck.  Both male and females are marked with white stripes along their sides but only males have the long, spiral horns.  Their horns reach an average length of 50+ inches.  They do not fight with their horns as other antlered animals.  They feed on bushes, trees, and other browse.  Kudu are known to jump as high as 11.5 ft. when stressed.

Hog Deer
May 05, 2011   08:19 AM
by Administrator

Hog Deer are native to parts of Asia, Pakistan, and India.  This is a light brown colored deer that gets a darker brown color as he ages.  He has short legs for a deer and is lower int he front than the back.  His horns grow to about 2 ft. in lenth. Hog deer run much like a hog by holding his head low and ducking under rather than jumping over. 


Dybowski Sika
May 04, 2011   07:36 AM
by Administrator

Dybowski Sika Deer came from Korea and Manchuria.  They are the largest of the Sika species and their horns are larger than the smaller Japanese breed.



Chinese Water Deer
May 03, 2011   08:05 AM
by Administrator

The Chinese Water Deer is natively found in both China and Korea.  They are so named because of their habitation of marshy, wet areas.  An excellent swimmer and very territorial.  This is a species that lacks horns and is quite small.  Males can grow to almsot 2 ft. in height and weigh about 30 lbs.  They are generally more easily found early and late as they hide in vegetation during most of the day. 

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