Ozotoceros

1 species

| Pampas Deer |
| Ozotoceros bezoarticus |

 

Pampas DeerCommun name : Pampas Deer
Latin name : Ozotoceros bezoarticus (Linnaeus 1758)
Localisation : South America (Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, northern Argentina), from 5 to 41 of south latitude
Habitat : grassy area, clear plain
Size : 1,1 to 1,3 m length

For the males, a gland located under the foot, releases a characteristic odor of garlic detectable over 1 km (3/4 of a mile).

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3 sub-species

  • Ozotoceros bezoarticus bezoarticus : _______, Brazil (Linnaeus 1766) .
  • Ozotoceros bezoarticus celer : _______, Argentina (Cabrera 1943) .
  • Ozotoceros bezoarticus levcogasten : _______, Paraguay, north Argentina, south Bolivia, and west Brazil (Goldfuss 1817) .