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Red Brocket (Mazama americana)
Red Brocket Deer
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RED BROCKET FACTSDescription
The Red Brocket is a small deer with chestnut-red body and legs, lighter brown belly. The head and neck are gray. Males have short, unbranched antlers that point backwards. They are good swimmers.
Length 1.0 - 1.3m. Shoulder height 67-76cm.
rainforest, forest edges, gardens, and plantations
fruit, leaves. During the wet season, fungi is important food.
Does give birth to one or two young after gestation period of about 225 days
southern Mexico to northern Argentina
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "data deficient".