Pere Davidīs Deer
The Pere David's deer weighs 150 - 200 kg (330 - 440 lb).
The Pere David's deer's original habitat is thought to have been swampy, reed-covered marshlands.
Age to Maturity:
About 14 months.
About 9 months.
April or May.
1 or 2 fawns are born at a time.
At least 23 years (in captivity).
The Pere David's deer is a grazer, eating mainly grass which it supplements with water plants in the summer.
Unlike most deer, the Pere David's deer likes water and swims well.