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Red Deer ( Cervus Elaphus )

Common name – Red Deer Latin name – Cervus elaphus History – using the former land bridge the species arrived in Britain from mainland Europe some 11,000 years ago.  Since Saxon days various laws have sought to restrict the hunting of red deer and thus preserve...

Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)

The red deer is the fourth-largest deer species behind moose, elk and sambar deer. It is a ruminant, eating its food in two stages and having an even number of toes on each hoof, like camels, goats and cattle. European red deer have a relatively long tail compared to...