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The Spotted deer, also known as chital or cheetal is a deer which commonly inhabits wooded regions of Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Pakistan, but the highest numbers are found in the forests of India where they feed upon tall grass and shrubs. Predators of the chital include tigers, leopards and mugger crocodiles. Red foxes also sometimes prey on chital fawns. Females and fawns are more likely to be victims of predation than adult stags.
Spotted deer (Axis axis), Bandhavgarh National Park, India, Asia
Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm at 230 mm, 1/320 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 400
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