Père David's Deer

An iconic species characterized by its branched antlers and a fascinating history, having been saved from extinction through conservation efforts and bred in reintroduction programs to preserve this unique species.

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Keyfacts about the Père David's Deer

12 to 23 years


200 kg

Average Adult Weight

286 days

Gestation period


Identety Card

  • Name: Pere David’s Deer
  • Latin name: Elaphurus davidianus
  • Origin: China
  • IUCN Status: Extinct in the wild
  • CITES: —

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