Your Guide to the World's Deer Species Including Whitetails, Mule Deer, Caribou, Elk, Moose, and More
From one of the world's best-known wildlife authors/photographers comes this authoritative, extensive guide to the world's deer species. "The Encyclopedia of Deer provides a reliable introduction to the deer species of the world, covering both the Cervidae and Moschidae families. It includes North American white-tailed deer, mule deer, wapiti/elk, moose, caribou/reindeer, roe deer, and sambar. Providing detailed information on everything from physical characteristics, habits and habitats, communication, breeding, birth and young, enemies, the relationship between deer and humans, and the species' future, this comprehensive volume is a one-stop resource. Written in Rue's legendary "soft-science" approach and organized alphabetically by species, this is a user-friendly reference that nature enthusiasts, researchers, hunters, and outdoorspeople will reach for again and again.