Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Cervidae


Animals in the family Cervidae

Bawean deer
Marsh deer
Pere David's deer
Chilean guemal
Chinese water deer
Black muntjac
Pampas deer
Northern pudu
Southern pudu
Red brocket
Gray brocket
Caribou or reindeer
Elk, red deer, or wapiti
Sika deer
Fallow deer
Indian muntjac
Western roe deer
Facts about the family Cervidae, the deer

The family Cervidae is comprised of forty-five species of deer.

6 (2) The administrator shall determine when testing, treatment, quaran- 7 tine, or disposal of domestic cervidae is required at any domestic cervidae 8 farm or ranch, pursuant to chapters 2, 3, 4, 6 and [37] 35, title 25, Idaho 9 Code.

" 2 Raising farmed cervidae is an agricultural pursuit. (Full text)


The brucellosis program for cervidae is focused on eradication of the same organism that causes brucellosis in cattle.

In early April 2002, Byron Caughey, who directed the European Molecular Biology Organization research, told a Wisconsin newspaper that while the risk of people contracting infection from a Chronic Wasting Disease deer is probably low, "it's not a risk I'd want to take.

Oh, Deer - Is chronic wasting disease the new mad cow?

A&M's first cloned deer is progressing well - The Battalion - News

Time spent hunting deer is good for learning, introspection, meeting new people, returning to our ancient hunting roots. (Full text)

"A dead deer is an eyesore that smells, and it's an expectation of the public that they be removed" from the roadside, he said.

"It's bad news for both, because usually the deer is killed, and the car gets quite a bit of damage" said Duane Carter, who repairs damaged vehicles at Tony's Collision Center in Inverness. (Full text)

In deer management, trying to force a depleted range to carry high numbers of deer is like carrying water in a bucket without a bottom.

This scientific advance -- the no-sex deer -- is the result of research conducted by the Department of Agriculture's National Wildlife Research Center. (Full text)

Printouts The White-Tailed Deer is a long-legged, fast-moving mammal.

Deer are just about everywhere.

Scottish Deer Are Culprits in Bird Killings (Full text)

Comparisons The Mule Deer, while closely related to the eastern species-the white-tailed deer, are remarkably distinct in their biological, ecological, and behavioral attributes.

These tiny deer are not found anywhere else in the world.

The Key deer are a wild species, and are not confined to Refuge lands. (Full text)

Garden Hints Here are some plants that deer tend to ignore CORVALLIS - Deer are a favorite with many people, but they can be destructive to vegetation around homes, orchards and gardens in suburban and rural areas of Oregon.

White-tailed deer are 3-3 ½ feet tall at the shoulder and weigh 50-250 pounds.

White-tailed deer are tan or brown in the summer and grayish brown in winter.

Hunters for generations have realized that successful stalkers, especially the archers who must get close to drop a deer, are better off downwind -- out of sight but also out of scent.

For the moment, controlling the disease involves continued surveillance; making sure sick animals aren't moved from region to region; enlisting hunters to voluntarily submit deer heads for study and tracking; and in some states, like Colorado and Wisconsin, slaughtering animals—both healthy and sick—in areas where infected deer are found.

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