• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Thrace
  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
European Roe Deer
Even-toed ungulates
Beech forest of continental Greece diorama
Mixed forest of continental Greece diorama
Shrubland of the Balkans diorama

Photo of the Roe Deer, Capreolus capreolus, a small nocturnal deer that prefers forests and dense shrublands. In autumn their fur changes from golden red to brown-red. During the same season, males shed their antlers, which grow again in early spring. They are solitary and territorial animals.