- A male deer is usually called a ‘buck’.
- A large male deer is often called ‘stag’.
- A female deer is usually called a ‘doe’.
- A young deer is usually called a ‘fawn’.
- A group of deer is known as a ‘herd’.
- Deer have long legs typically suited to the environments they live in.
- They can jump high and swim well.
- Most deer are born with white spots but lose them within a year.
- Deer take their first steps within half an hour of their birth.
- Young deer will usually stay with their mother for around a year.