The deer (Hirsch)
The deer is a mammal that lives in Europe and Asia. It measures approximaely 1.2 m in height at the withers, and has a brown-red coat and a short tail. The antlers of the male can have up to ten horns and they are shed each year; the females do not have antlers.
The males live alone or in groups, whereas the females and fawns move around in organized groups. During mating season, the male associates with a group of females and fights off rival males. The female gives birth to a single fawn who remains with the mother until the age of two or three years.