The Stag is the dominant Male of a herd of Deer, often larger than other males and almost twice the size of the females.
The many Species of DeerAll Deer or true deer are hoofed ruminant mammals. The two main groups of deer are the Cervinae, including the Elk, the Red Deer, the Fallow Deer, the Reindeer (Caribou), the Mule Deer, and the Moose. Female reindeer, and male deer of all species grow and shed new antlers each year. In this they differ from permanently horned antelope, which are part of a different family (Bovidae) within the same order of even-toed ungulates.
Art and HeraldryDeer appear in art and they have played a role in mythology, religion, and literature throughout history, as well as in heraldry.
Uses and ByproductsTheir economic importance includes the use of their meat as venison, their skins as soft, strong buckskin, and their antlers as handles for various weapons including Swords and Daggers and general use items.
Beast (Mammal): Stags, Deer and Elk all have the same standard body structure of; Torso, A long neck ending with the head, often with antlers extending from the crown of the head. All have four legs ending with a Hoof.
Genetics and Reproduction
Pregnancy term of six Moons (6 Months), ending with a live birth.
Growth Rate & Stages
Foal (from birth to 1 year), Fawn (from 1 year to 5 years), Buck (Male) or Roe (Female), (Adult, 5 years upwards).
Ecology and Habitats
Living in Herds of between 8 to 20 beasts, roaming Grasslands, Tundra, Hilly regions and Wooded areas.
Dietary Needs and Habits
Uses, Products & Exploitation
Their economic importance includes the use of their meat as venison, their skins as soft, strong buckskin, and their antlers as handles for various weapons including Swords and Daggers and general use items.
Perception and Sensory Capabilities
Passive Perception 10
8 To 15 Years (Averaging 10 years)
300lbs To 800lbs (Averaging 400lbs)
3ft To 6ft (Averaging 5ft)
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