Scientific name : Axis axis

  Description : The chital also known as spotted deer or axis deer, is a moderately sized deer species that is native to the Indian subcontinent. They are sexually dimorphic; males are larger than females, and antlers are present only on males. They are grazers as well as browsers, the chital mainly feed on grasses throughout the year. They prefer young shoots, in the absence of which, tall and coarse grasses are nibbled off at the tips. Browse includes herbs, shrubs, foliage, fruits, etc.