Red Brocket Deer

Hiking on Mr. Vega’s land today we spotted a young Red Brocket Deer at the forest edge. There were four of us hiking and we watched still and silent as the deer grazed on the path. ┬áTo our surprise the deer wandered down the path in our direction until it was only about 25 feet from us. This species is very wary and avoids human contact and when he finally realized we were there he darted quickly into the forest. This is a forest species and the shorter fore legs and small horns are adaptations for forest life. The other species of deer here is the well known White-Tailed Deer that ranges from North America down well into South America as far as Bolivia.

One Response to “Red Brocket Deer”

  1. Alma de la Rosa Dietrich says:

    Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!

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