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Pere David's Deer (Asia)

Scientific Name: Elaphurus davidianus

Subspecies: None.

Distribution: In historic times in parks near Beijing. (Introduced into England in 1898).

Habitat: Low swamps with tall grass, and reed covered plains.

Description: Large deer weighing up to 300 kg and measuring up to 1,25 m over the shoulder. General colour greyish brown. The antlers are large, heavy and irregularly branched.

Hunting method: Stalking.

Hunting available in: England.  

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