Scientific Name: Odocoileus virginianus
Subspecies: Not relevant here.
Distribution: Was introduced into South Island and the Steward Island of New Zealand in 1901 and 1905.
Habitat: Forest and farmland.
Description: Medium sized deer weighing up to 140 kg and measuring up to 1,10 m over the shoulder. General colour rufous brown in summer and greyish brown in winter. The antlers point backwards then curve forewards.
Hunting method: Stalking and lying in wait.
Best Trophy: No records available for this region.
Hunting available in: New Zealand.