the chital

The Chital

These are Asian cervidae which are spotted like deer. They graze in the early morning and rest during the hottest parts of the day. They weigh 75kg - 100kg, the gestation period is 7 months which can produce 1 to 3 fawns.

Classe 
mammalia
Famille 
cervidae
Ordre 
artiodactyla
Statut 
not endangered
Longévité 
15 to 20 years
Chitals are bigger than deer and have magnificent antlers which they can shed at any time of year, which is quite exceptional amongst cervidae.