Muntjac Deer



A very small deer. Height to the shoulder 18 - 20 inches, weight 25 - 30 Ibs. The coat colour is generally reddish brown in the summer, turning grey brown in winter, and has two dark stripes on the face. The male's upper canine teeth are elongated into tusks that protrude from his lips.


The antlers grow from boney hair-covered pedicles and consist of a short main beam with small tines close to the base. The pedicles get shorter as the buck gets older.

Best Time to Hunt

October through to March.

Hunt Area

Central and southern England.


There is no fixed mating time


Mike McCrave  -  also known as The Man in the Kilt
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