Deer

This is a portion of an unshed red deer antler, presented to the Dorset County Museum by John Mansel-Pleydell. He wrote several Dorset natural history papers in the late 1800s, and donated many specimens to the museum.

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Common name

Deer

Scientific name

Cervus elephas

Type

Vertebrates > Mammals


Strata

Holocene

Time period

Quaternary

Age

10 thousand years

Where found

Bullbarrow

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.00417