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Roe deer

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The Roe Deer are rather individualistic. The male (brocard) defends is territory part of the year, in spring and summer, leaving clues: scratches on the ground, smears on trees. In winter, they form groups. More the environment is open, larger the groups is.
The male, called brocard, is distinguished from the female or chevrette by the presence of branched wood.

Up to 6 months the young is called fawn, from 6 to 12 months it is called chevrillard. The coat of the fawn, called livery, is reddish speckled with white and yellow.
Adults weigh between 20 and 25 kg and have a height of 60 to 80 cm at the withers. Its lifespan is 10 to 15 years.
The woods are bone productions in direct relation to the sex cycle of the brocade. They fall every year in the fall to grow back in winter. Their regrowth, variable from one animal to another, is made from «velvet» and lasts about two months. The peak of wood development is between 3 and 5 years.
The extent of the home range varies according to the environment: from 30 to 60 ha in forest to 300 ha in cultivated plain.
Up to 6 months the young is called fawn, from 6 to 12 months it is called chevrillard. The coat of the fawn, called livery, is reddish speckled with white and yellow.

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