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roe deer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
roe deerˈroe deer noun (plural roe deer) [countable]  HBAa small European and Asian deer that lives in forests
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roe deerA roe deer came down into reeds opposite to munch at green stuff.It may predate larger animals as well as small mammals, with records of prey as large as juvenile foxes and roe deer.The muntjac and roe deer are browsers, living either singly or in very small groups throughout the year in dense woodland.Other animals you might spot in the woodlands are red squirrels and roe deer.I often see foxes, roe deer and red squirrels in the conifer plantation there.She has hunted wild game, mainly roe deer and moose, and has had little impact on livestock.It may be possible at certain times of the day to observe roe deer in adjoining fields. 2.Larger numbers of roe deer live near there and Czechoslovakia still has bears and wolves roaming in the wild.
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