Cervidae Family

Cervidae Family
General Information
Threats
Conservation
Role
Current Status
Taxonomy
- Positive Effects
- Humans hunt for food, clothing, other
resources
- Host to flat worms, roundworms, ticks, lice,
flies
- Important food source for others
- Grey wolves
- Negative Effects
- Carry diseases that can be passed onto
animals and plants
- Crop pest (browsers)
- Ecosystems
- Range from cold to tropical whether
- Frozen tundra of north Canada and Greenland
- Rainforest of India
- (largest number of deer species in the world)
- Boreal
- Alpine
- Known to live in urban or suburban places
- Small forest with paths
- Life Span
- 11-12 years but many are killed before 5
- Males shorter life than female
- Kingdom
- Animalia
- Animals
- Phylum
- Chordata
- Subphylum
- Vertebrata
- Has backbone
- Class
- Mammalia
- Mammals
- Order
- Artiodactyla
- Even-toed ungulates
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