By Dale R. McCullough,Seiki Takatsuki,Koichi Kaji
Sika deer, the smooth noticed deer of jap and chinese language paintings, initially have been local to Asia from far-east Russia to Vietnam to the islands of Japan and Taiwan. they're greatly raised in captivity to provide velvet antler for standard medication. in addition they have been brought to Europe, North the US, and New Zealand, the place they compete or interbreed with local deer. Sika deer in general occupy lowland hardwood forests with low iciness snow depths, the place they thrive in websites disturbed through fireplace, hurricane, or logging. In excessive numbers they could significantly effect plants notwithstanding overgrazing, stripping bark from timber and harmful crop fields and wooded area plantations. Their numbers are excessive in lots of elements of Japan, reasonable in Russia, and decreased or extinct within the wild in China, Korea, Vietnam, and Taiwan. This ebook explores their uncomplicated biology, habit, and ecology, together with administration for activity searching, conservation or restoration of threatened populations, and backbone of clash with people in local and brought lands.