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Cervus elaphus (click on image to enlarge it)
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Cervidae - (deer family)

The deer family includes ruminants which shed their horns every year. On rare occasions, they are considered pests when they damage young forest trees by stripping the bark or invade cropping areas. Some species have been introduced into other countries and have reached high densities, threatening native wildlife.

The following genera and individual species are currently entered under this family: