Fallow Deer


Dama dama

  • Native to: The Fallow Deer is a widespread species of deer in Britain. Originally from the Middle East, they were spread across Europe by the Romans and introduced to the UK by the Normans in the 11th Century.
  • Diet: They are herbivores and are found in mixed woodland and open grassland.
  • Lifespan: 12-16 years.
  • IUCN Status: Least Concern.
  • Fun Facts: Females are known as Does, males as Bucks and young as Fawns.  Only bucks have antlers.

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December 10, 2014