Fallow Deer

About

The fallow deer is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae. This common species is native to western Eurasia, but has been introduced to South Africa, Fernando Pó, São Tomé, Madagascar.

Fun Facts

At 2 years of age, male deer start to develop antlers. They can run up to 30 miles per hour. Fallow deer do much of their feeding in open, grassy areas but require tree cover and undergrowth for shelter and winter food.

Conservation Status

Least Concern

Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $330.

Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!

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