That the dama of Pliny is the nanguer of Africa, and not our fallow-deer, or any other European animal.
It is about the size of the fallow-deer, and of a light brown hue.
From all which it appears this animal approaches nearer to the species of the stag than to the fallow-deer.
In colour, however, it essentially differed from the fallow-deer.
They were much larger than the red or fallow-deer, though not unlike them in shape and colour.
Besides the fallow-deer, the fox gives sport to the Louisiana hunter.
The deer of Yucatan are quite small, about the size of our fallow-deer.
Besides this, deer and fallow-deer, gazelles and fed geese were supplied.
In this undulating preserve, dotted with stately oaks, is kept a large herd of fallow-deer, tame almost to temerity.
They are about the size of fallow-deer, and have simply forked antlers.