Rudolf, Dancer, Prancer
Most of Europe and parts of Asia
110cm (females) - 120cm (males)
Up to 240Ibs
Red Deer Facts
- These are the only deer which are native to Ireland and their Irish name is FiaRua.
- The male deer is called a stag, a female a hind and a baby a calf.
- These animals have an even number of toes and a 4 chamber stomach.
- Stags grow antlers in the spring and lose them at the end of winter.
- Antler size depends on age, health and nutrition of the deer.
In spring the Red Deer grows a soft skin covering on their antlers, called velvet, for protection