Sika Deer

FUN FACTS

  • Large stags can weigh up to 350 pounds!

  • Sika deer will flare their rumps up in the air when alarmed.

  • Manchurian Sikas are also known as Dybowtki’s Sika.

  • Sika deer are more closely related to Elk and Red Stags than they are to deer.

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

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

Sika Deer