Blastocerus dichotomus is the largest South American deer, recognizable in part by its large multitined antlers of eight to ten points when mature. Head-body. PDF | On Jan 1, , Liliani Tiepolo and others published Neotropical Cervidology: Blastocerus dichotomus. PDF | On Jan 1, , Duarte JMB and others published Blastocerus dichotomus, Marsh Deer.

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Marsh deer Blastocerus dichotomus distribution as a function of floods in the Pantanal Wetland, Brazil. Newborn fawns are reported from May to September, as well as from September to November. Which species are on the road to recovery? X Close Image credit.

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The tail is reddish orange, bushy, and 10 to 15 cm in length. American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus. The marsh deer occurs from savanna patches along the southern margins of Amazonian Peru and Brazil south through northeastern Argentina. They are swift swimmers.

Marsh deer

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Fire and grazing are important in the long-term maintenance of grasslands. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Their main predators are the jaguar and the mountain lion. Behavioral data for B.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It may NOT be used within Apps. The young are weaned at six months but remain with their mother for about a year.

Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias dcihotomus, Deer of the world. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. Their diet also changes between the dry season and the flood season. Hippotragus Roan antelope H. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. From the early 19th century grasslands have been used to keep cattle on ranches with the exclusion of native fichotomus 2 4.

Stomach analyses found that water lily and other leaves, grass, and browse were consumed. Presently, the ongoing decline in marsh deer population numbers is predominantly due to habitat loss and fragmentation, caused by agriculture and the construction of hydroelectric dams destroying the floodplain habitat.

Pelea Grey rhebok P. Marsh deer are herbivorous with diets comparable to other species of deer, although marsh deer consume mainly aquatic and riparian vegetation. If you are able to help please contact: Destruction of its habitat presents nowadays the major threat to marsh deer. Key Behaviors motile Communication and Perception Perception Channels tactile chemical Food Habits Marsh deer are herbivorous with diets comparable to other species of deer, although marsh deer consume mainly aquatic and riparian vegetation.


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MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. Current hydraulic projects such as the proposed Hidrovia project on the Paraguay and Parana rivers threaten much of what remains of the habitat. They are widely scattered during the wet season, with large home ranges, but concentrated near water during the dry season.

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