Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Cervidae
Subfamily : Cervinae
Species : Cervus eldii
The Brow-antlered deer, eld's deer, thamin is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the EldA young / baby of a Eld is called a 'fawn or ass'. The females are called 'doe, hind or cow' and males 'buck, stag or bull'. A Eld group is called a 'herd'.
Facts about the Eld's deer
The primary habitat of Elds deer is the dry dipterocarp forest that stretches through southwestern Lao PDR to Cambodia.
The average gestation period for Eld's deer is about 34 weeks or 8 and a half months. (Full text)
Datian, home to over 1,200 Eld's deer, is the largest protection area for the rare species in China. (Full text)
The Eld's Deer is a [CITIES-listed Endangered Species] (Full text)
The results confirm that the Eld's deer is seasonally polyoestrous with onset (January-March) and cessation (August-October) of regular, cyclic ovarian activity coinciding with increasing and decreasing daylengths, respectively. (Full text)More animals beginning with E