By John Fletcher

ISBN-10: 1780231245

ISBN-13: 9781780231242

The Celts known as them "fairy cattle" and the Greeks linked them with the hunter goddess Artemis, yet for many buyers, deer are visible as adorable, like Bambi, or noble, just like the Monarch of the Glen. they could be a hazard whilst we're riding at evening, or they could easily be a delectable venison burger. yet whereas we would possibly not usually devour humble pie—an real pie jam-packed with deer organs—deer nonetheless seem in faith and mythology, on coats of fingers, in nice artwork, and in literature starting from The Yearling to Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia. In Deer, veterinarian and deer farmer John Fletcher brings jointly the cultural and normal heritage of those dignified animals.

Fletcher strains the evolution of deer, explaining why deer develop and solid apart their antlers every year and describing their symbolism in numerous cultures all through background. He divulges the genuine tale of Rudolph and Santa's different reindeer and explores the function deer have performed as prized gadgets of the search in Europe, Asia, and the United States. Wide-ranging and richly illustrated, Deer presents a clean point of view in this swish, strong animal that might entice hunters and gatherers alike.

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