This small-sized deer has a browny red coat in the summer and a dark grey one in winter.
The white mark that it has on its hind is heart-shaped on females and two bean-shaped on males. This herbivore feeds mainly on young, tender shoots, acorns and leaves.
Scientific name : Capreolus capreolus
Natural habitats : Forests
Did you know?
The roe deer is quite a discrete animal but during the mating season, it barks very loudly. Its bark is like that of a dog.
- Disturbance by humans
How can I help to protect it?
- I do not try to go near it
- I keep on the marked trails