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Brocket deer

Mazama Gouazoubira


The Brocket deer, as is known. The overall color is gray-brown, darker in the middle of the back and belly lighter, close to white. The tail is white on the underside. The forehead has a tuft of dark hair and horns, which only exist in the male antlers are simple and straight, unbranched, reaching up to 12 cm long. Most indivíuos has a white paint over the eyes which is absent in other species. Behind the eyes and garrões has scent glands characteristic. The birth of a baby is created for and this has spots forming longitudinal lines on the sides of the body. Walk in open spaces in the forest. It is very fast, able to develop good speed when pursued. On the run, he throws himself into the water, swimming as well, which serves to save the lives of some copies of the murderous persecution of hounds or the man himself.


Tropical forests. Dense forests along the rivers. It can also be found in open fields where there is the nearby woods.

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1 Comment

ceherzog 12 years ago cute is that!

Sarah Lee
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Sarah Lee

Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil

Spotted on Aug 7, 2011
Submitted on Aug 7, 2011

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