pere david's deer


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Père David's deer

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(Animals) a large grey deer, Elaphurus davidianus, surviving only in captivity as descendants of a herd preserved in the Imperial hunting park near Beijing
[C20: named after Father A. David (died 1900), French missionary]
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Noun1.Père David's deer - large Chinese deer surviving only in domesticated herdspere david's deer - large Chinese deer surviving only in domesticated herds
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Elaphurus, genus Elaphurus - a genus of Cervidae
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Influence of enclosure size and animal density on fecal cortisol concentration and aggression in Pere David's deer stags.--Gen.
"Sadly the Pere David's deer is now classified as extinct in the wild and is one of the most endangered animals that we have at the safari park.
Haemaphysalis longicornis in captive and free-ranging Pere David's deer (Elaphurus davidianus).
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To explore the adaptation of introduced Milu (Elaphurus davidianus), also known as Pere David's Deer, to their new environment, this study was designed to track and observe 16 Milu, which were released in the Dongting Lake wetland area from Jiangsu, from April 4 to May 12, 2016, using instantaneous scanning and recorded 486 observations.
But one of his advertised targets is the Pere David's deer, which survives only in captivity.
Knowsley Park at co.uk The white stuff was of little concern to some of the Park's animals, such as the Pere David's deer and Amur tigers that are adapted to life in cold temperatures, including Siberian winters.
you'll find more than 10 species roaming in 3,000 acres of parkland at this stately home, including Pere David's deer (extinct in the wild), Siki Axis and Chital deer, plus the rare rusa deer originally from Indonesia.
Today, its 550 acres of parkland are home to more than 700 animals living in near-natural conditions, including many endangered species like the white rhino and Pere David's Deer.
We also had the chance to tour the deer park, photographing wonderful red stag and Pere David's deer and seeing a lot of muntjac and water deer.
ANSWERS: 1 Pere David's deer; 2 Lambeth Palace; 3 The Law Society; 4 Mary Pickford; 5 St James; 6 Austria; 7 Dakar; 8 Wimbledon; 9 Tower Hamlets; 10 Yves Saint-Laurent.
For example, the cartouche of Xensi Province contains an illustration of the now rare Pere David's deer. The cartouche of Chekiang Province is perhaps the first European depiction of Chinese cotton-making.