• Name

    Rudolf, Dancer, Prancer

  • Origin

    Most of Europe and parts of Asia

  • Diet


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    110cm (females) - 120cm (males)

  • Weight

    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

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