Muntjac Deer Important

Discussion in 'Our Other Pets' started by FishFor2018, Oct 21, 2018.

  1. FishFor2018

    FishFor2018 Well Known Member Member

    Hello,
    So I’m friends with a person who own a backyard (about 20 acres) exotic zoo and they have 1 male and 2 female muntjac deer. They have fawns every 7 or 8 months so she told me if I wanted one I’m ould have the next one :). What do you think? Do you have any exotic deer like animals?
    Here is a picture of a muntjac deer baby, female adult, and then a male adult.
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  2. coralbandit

    coralbandit Well Known Member Member

    Very cool ! I have never heard of one ? Florida animal huh?
    How big do they get and can they be domesticated pets or do you have lots of space for it .
    Very cute .
     
  3. yukondog

    yukondog Well Known Member Member

    Not native to Florida, Southern Asia.
     
  4. Smalltownfishfriend

    Smalltownfishfriend Well Known Member Member

    Do you need a special permit to keep them??
     
  5. OP
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    FishFor2018

    FishFor2018 Well Known Member Member

    No, don’t need a special license or permit which I thought was weird at first. They get to be about 1 foot tall so there tiny for a deer. And yes it will have half an acre to roam with a house that is a 5x10. Some can be tamed others not
     
  6. scarface

    scarface Fishlore VIP Member

    Very cool. When I was stationed in Korea, they had some small deer on base about the size of a medium dog. I wonder if they’re related. They’d chase soldiers off the flight line, trying nip at them. Pretty funny. No one knows how they get in, as the whole base is walled.
     
  7. Smalltownfishfriend

    Smalltownfishfriend Well Known Member Member

    They are so cute!!! What do they eat??!!!
     
  8. OP
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    FishFor2018

    FishFor2018 Well Known Member Member

    Normal deer food and grass and veggies
     
  9. Smalltownfishfriend

    Smalltownfishfriend Well Known Member Member

    As in grain?? Corn?? They are quite fascinating!
     
  10. Kysarkel000

    Kysarkel000 Well Known Member Member

    Can I have one????
     




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