Deer

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US White-tailed deer
Ninevah, a female deer. Art by Dustmeat.

Deer are herbivorous ungulates mammals forming part of the family Cervidae. Most common know cervine include the white-tailed deer, reindeer (caribou), mule deer, elk, and moose, among others.

Male deer of all species (except the Chinese water deer), female reindeer, and some (prominently white-tailed) does (due to hormonal imbalance), grow and shed new antlers each year.

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  • Males
    • Buck
    • Stag/Bull/Cow - The larger bucks in certain cervine species
    • Havier - Castrated or neutered buck
  • Females
    • Does
  • Younglings
    • Fawn (independent of sex)
    • Kid - Small fawn
    • Calf - Larger fawn, or a name proper for the larger cervine species
  • Herd - A group of deer

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