Eld's deer

Eld's deer

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Cervidae
Subfamily : Cervinae
Species : Cervus eldii


Keywords: white

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 Eld
A 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'.
Some facts about the
Eld's deer

Adult weight : 122.5 kg (269.5 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 21 years

Female maturity :508 days

Gestation : 241 days

Weaning : 240 days

Litter size : 1

Litters per year : 1

Interval between litters : 372 days

Weight at birth : 4.75 kg (10.45 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Eld's deer

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)

Datian, home to over 1,200 Eld's deer, is the largest protection area for the rare species in China. (Full text)

The average gestation period for Eld's deer is about 34 weeks or 8 and a half months. (Full text)

The Eld’s deer is found in Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia.

The primary habitat of Eld’s deer is the dry dipterocarp forest that stretches through southwestern Lao PDR to Cambodia.

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