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Roe deer (Capreolus Capreolus)

A native of Northern Europe, and the smallest European deer. It was once common all over Britain; through over-hunting it became extinct. However, it has been re-introduced to the Scottish Highlands. For other deer-family members see under individual varieties 'Caribou'; 'Elk' 'Fallow deer'; 'Moose'; 'Muntjac'; 'Red deer'; 'Reindeer'; 'Roe deer'; 'White-tailed deer'

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