Wild Game of the Month

Muntjac (Muntiacus Reevesi)

Muntjac (Muntiacus Reevesi) Figure 1″Photo” A beautiful Muntjac A common name for the Muntjac is “Barking Deer “. This comes from the repeated loud bark given when alarmed or as communication between adults. Adult body weight ranges from 10 kg to 18 kg. Bucks (adult male) being slightly larger than Does (adult female), but larger…

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Wild turkeys were once on the brink of extinction throughout most of North America. After many restoration efforts, the wild turkey has flourished and continues to strive throughout the United States and Mexico. In the 1900s, there were less than 30,000 wild turkeys and now there are over 7 million in North America. Figure 1 “Photo”…

Cape Buffalo (Syncerus Caffer)

The African Cape Buffalo is one of the biggest of the Big 5 dangerous animals in Africa along with the Elephant, Lion, Leopard and Rhinoceros. The Cape Buffalo is known for killing several people each year. This animal is distinctive by the dark color of its hide. Its hair is sparsely distributed on the body,…

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