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Fallow Deer

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Fallow Deer

ORIGIN

Originally from the Mediterranean and Middle East. The Romans spread the Deer across Europe and the Normans introduced them to forests in England in the 11th Century. Also found in Scotland and Wales

SEX

Male (Buck, Stag) / Female (Doe, Hind)

WEIGHT

Males 85-90 kg / Females 50-60 kg

HEIGHT

Generally, 1 metre at the shoulder

LIFESPAN

14-15 years in the wild

ANIMAL POPULATION

No exact figure, however it is estimated that there is a thriving population of 100,000

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Did you know?
1

Adult male fallow deer are called 'Bucks'

2

Female deer, or 'Does' give birth to a single fawn (baby) typically in June or July

3

Female deer are pregnant usually for a total of 229 days, a human is typically pregnant for around 280 days

4

Peak activity times for the Fallow Deer is at dawn and dusk

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