学 名：Cervus elaphus
Scientific name:Cervus elaphus
Distribution:Northeastern and Northwestern China, Europe, Mid-Asia, Northern Africa, etc.
Habits: Lives in herds in mountainous forests or grasslands. It is a very sensitive animal and good at running and swimming. It feeds on all kinds of grass, tree leaves, tender branches, cortex and likes to lick mineral salts. Its mating season is form September to October. The pregnancy period is about 8 months. Sexually maturing at 3-4 years old, and life span is 16 to 18 years. They’re second class national protected animals in China.