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Red deer

Cervus elaphus

Description:

The Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) is one of the largest deer species. Depending on taxonomy, the Red Deer inhabits most of Europe, the Caucasus Mountains region, Asia Minor, parts of western Asia, and central Asia. It also inhabits the Atlas Mountains region between Morocco and Tunisia in northwestern Africa, being the only species of deer to inhabit Africa.

Habitat:

Here in a Dutch National park with a mixture of water, forest and open grassland.


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Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands

Lat: 52.45, Long: 5.40

Spotted on Jan 3, 2010
Submitted on Jul 7, 2011

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