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Sika Deer Cervus nippon
Identification: Over-weight Fallow Deer with white tail (thumbnail 3). Darker colouration than Fallow Deer. Spots in rows, but lacking the pale horizontal line across the flanks.
Information: Distribution: catterered distribution in England. Widespread in Scotland. Dark coloured individuals occur and can look like Red Deer (thumbnail 4).
Similar species: Fallow Deer, Red Deer.