browse shrubs and low tree branches. They are known for crouching when threatened or simply to ruminate, often lying flat in cover to become almost invisible.
The rut is in December, Bucks establish territories with scrapes and slots which they urinate in. Scent marks are also left using the sub orbital glands. They mark plant stems with their tusks and the bucks will often fight during the rut. A sign of aggression is for him to stretch the neck and shake the head from side to side. They use their tusks as weapons and gash at an opponent’s face or neck. They bark when in danger and bucks use a variety of clicks and squeals during the rut.
This Hunt can be combined with Muntjac