Deer are very interesting animals. They come from a family called, “Cervidae,” in which there are many different related species. They are surprisingly high jumpers and good swimmers! They usually travel in groups which are called, “herds.” There are many different types of deer and they all differ in size and weight. For instance, LifeScience.com states that deer can weigh between 20 and 1,800 pounds and range in size between 14 inches and over 6 feet tall. The smallest type of deer is the Southern Pudu, and the largest is the moose. Shocked? That’s normal. The deer family actually include: caribou, elk, moose, muntjacs and wapiti. Almost all of the males in this species have antlers. However, there is one type that do not, the Chinese water deer. Also, both male and female reindeer have antlers. All deer, however, are mostly attracted to the same type of bait, further along in this article you will get useful tips and answer questions you may have on how to make your own homemade deer bait.
Deer are very interesting animals.