|Commun name : Marsh Deer|
Latin name : Blastocerus dichotomus (Illiger 1815)
Localisation : Brasil to Paraguay, north Argentina.
Habitat : moist forest
Size : 180-195 cm length, 110-120 cm high, 70-110 kg
The largest South American deer. Unlike many deer species, young marsh deer are born without spots. As its name and habitat preference infer, the marsh deer frequently enters water. To see pictures, click here