• Widely used name for many species of animal
  • Live on all continents except Antarctica and Australia
  • Habitats range from tundra to tropical rainforest
  • Mostly associated with forest but also live in thickets, prarie, and savannah.
  • Most large deer inhabit temperate mixed deciduus forest, mountain mixed coniferous forest, tropical seasonal/dry forest, and savanna habitats around the world
  • Reindeer live only in the Artic tundra
  • Most deer in America live in the Canadian Rocky mountains
  • 5 North American deer species (White-tailed Deer, Mule Deer, Caribou, Elk, and Moose)
  • Feed on grasses, weeds, herbs, nuts, and berries