What is a group of deer called?


What is a group of deer called?


There are many species of deer found around the world but all are characterized by having split hooves, long legs, and a tendency for males to grow antlers. The smallest is the Southern Pudu deer that grows to an adult weight of only 15 to 20 pounds while the largest is the giant eland, a type of antelope.

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A herd is a group of deer. Herds can range from just a few deer to groups of hundreds, depending on the species of deer, type of year, and the local...

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Deer Facts: Lesson for Kids


Chapter 4 / Lesson 206

Learn about deer and some interesting facts about these animals. Discover the characteristics that define the many species classified as deer, where deer live throughout the world, and what deer eat. Finally, explore how deer grow.

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