Brocket Deer Pictures
Here is our collection of Brocket
deer pictures. We will do our best to make this collection larger as the months go by.
Feel free to download any of the Brocket deer pictures for your personal use. Here
is a bit of information on the Brocket Deer.
Brocket deer are the deer species of the Mazama
genus. They are small in size, dwell primarily in forests and found in the Yucatán
Peninsula, South America and the island of Trinidad. They are similar to the Duiker
species, but unrelated. There are seven known species of brocket deer, all of them closely
In addition to being nocturnal and their small size,
Mazama are shy and thus rarely observed. They are found living alone or in mated pairs
within their own small territory, the boundaries usually marked with urine, feces, or
secretions from the eye glands. When approached by predators (primarily the Cougar and the
Jaguar), being knowledgeable about their territory, they will hide in nearby vegetation.
As herbivores, their diet consists of leaves, fruits, and shoots found within their