Dybowski Sika

FUN FACTS

  • Large stags can weigh up to 350 pounds!

  • Sika deer are more closely related to elk and red stags than deer.

  • Sika will flare their rump when they are alarmed.
    The males are very territorial, keeping harems of females during rut.

  • Territories are marked by the males using shallow pits full of urination.

  • Japan is the only country in eastern Asia that does not farm sikas for their antlers and medicinal purposes.

Dybowski Sika