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The Spotted Deer/Chital
The spotted deer (in hindi Chital) is the most commonly found deer member
in India. It is found almost every where in India except for the cold northern
regions. They are most commonly seen with 30 - 50 females with a few stags.
Description: A light brown coloured coat with specks of white all over except
for the neck, head, and all four feet. Male deers have antlers which can sometimes
grow up to 80 cms. They grow to a height of 90 cms and weigh up to 85 kgs.
Diet: Their diet consists of all kinds of vegetation but grass is their
all time favourtie. They sometimes eat their shed antlers for rich nutrients.
Habitat: Deciduous forests found all over India.