Animal Species

Pere David's Deer
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The Chinese name for the animal is “sze pu shiang”, which means “none of the four”. This is because they say it has the tail of a donkey, the neck of a camel, the hooves of a cow, and the antlers of a deer.

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June 2020 : Dave & Kathy Lastowski
September 2020 : Paul & Barbara Bond
Habitat
Marshy lowlands, originally native to central and northern China
Size
5 feet in length, but the tail can add an additional 20 inches.
Weight
330 and 440 pounds
Lifespan
Between 18-22 years
Diet
They graze on a mixture of grass and water plants.
Reproduction
Female will give birth to 1-2 fawn around 280 days after mating.