Kingdom : Animalia
                           Class : Mammalia
                        Family : Cervidae
         Scientific Name : Odocoileus
                                       virginiana

                      Size(H) : 60cm - 105cm 
                                         ( 24in - 206in)
                      Weight : 10kg - 450kg 
                                         ( 22lbs - 990lbs)
                Top Speed : 70km/h (43mph)
                 Life Span : 10 - 20 years

                      Colour : Brown, Tan, 
                                      White, Orange
                 Skin Type : Fur
Distinctive Features : Long ears and some 
                                     male species have 
                                     antlers
  1. The Deer are found in European, Asian and North American Forests.
  2. There are around 40 species of deer in the world.
  3. They mostly inhabit woodlands, dense forests and planted areas.
  4. They grow to an average height of 1 m.
  5. They mostly stay in herds of around 25 deer per herd.
  6. The stag is the dominant male deer of the herd and leads and protects the other female deer in the herd.
  7. Distinctively, the male deer horn shed and regrow every year except for the Chinese water deer.
  8. Deer are selective feeders and spend a lot of time to select easily digestible plant matter.
  9. They are hunted by humans for their meat, milk and skin.
  10. Nowadays, they are commercially farmed for their meat.
  11. There are many predators like wolves, tigers, bears and foxes preying on deer.
  12. Deer are known to be quite quick on their feet reaching top speeds up to 70kmph.
  13. Hunting by humans and other predators have made them a threatened species today.

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