Vienna in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Where in the World? Britain
Habitat: Woodlands, forests, marshes, open fields and meadows
Lifespan: Up to 15 years
Diet: Grasses, berries, nuts, herbs, bark, leaves
Gestation: 7.5 months
# Young Born: 1
Fallow deer come in 3 colors: chocolate brown, white, or spotted.
Fallow deer have special flattened antlers shaped like the palm of the human hand.
Male fallow deer can weigh up to 225 pounds!
These deer were once the favorite deer for medieval huntsmen, who hunted them in the forests of Britain.
Status in the Wild: Common
Erected by Roer's Zoofari.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Anthropology & Archaeology.
Location. 38° 58.267′ N, 77° 18.825′ W. Marker is in Vienna, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from Hunter Mill Road (Virginia Route 674) just north of Cobble Mill Road, on Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1228 Hunter Mill Rd, Vienna VA 22182, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. African Pygmy Goat (here, next to this marker); White Faced Capuchin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Soay Sheep (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named African Pygmy Goat (about 400 feet away); Budgerigar (about 400 feet away); Kune Kune Pig (about 400 feet away); Sacred Ibis (about 400 feet away); In Memory of Mack S. "Jack" Crippen, Jr. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.