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Animal & Wildlife Photos and Awareness based in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

DEER

Below you will find what A Wild Life with Animals believe to be accurate information regarding this species.

 

The UK is home to several species of deer, they are:

 

  • Fallow

  • Red

  • Roe

  • Muntjac

 

Deer antlers are among the fastest growing tissues known to man, growing as much as an inch per day during peak development in the summer:

 

Antler Shedding Times:

 

  • Fallow Deer – April to May

  • Red Deer - mid-March to April

  • Roe Deer – October to December

  • Muntjac Deer - May to June

  • Sitka Deer – End of March

 

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With the presence of wild deer and the increasing number of cars on the road there will be collisions from time to time.

 

If you are unlucky enough to hit a deer whilst driving we would request you kindly register it by clicking below:

RoeDeer Deer Collisions Project