Spotted Deer – Карельский зоопарк

Spotted Deer

Class: Mammals
Order: Cetartiodactyla
Family: Cervidae

Weight: 73-131 kg
Height: 94-112 cm
Body length: 162-180 cm
Color: reddish with white spots

Age of sexual Maturity: females reach maturity at 4-6 years, males at 7-10 years
Gestation period: 6-9 months
Lifespan: 11-14 years

Habitat: Natural range includes Eastern China, Korea, Primorsky Krai, Northeast Indochina, Japan, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands.
Diet: Herbivorous

Did you know?

  • The Spotted Deer is considered one of the most beautiful members of the deer family, often referred to as the “flower deer.”
  • Unlike other deer species where only fawns are spotted, the Spotted Deer retains its bright coloration throughout life.
  • Specialists note that these animals are excellent jumpers, capable of leaping heights up to 2.5 meters, overcoming steep slopes and rocky terrain.