The Axis deer also known as Spotted deer, is a specie of deer that is native in the Indian subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Nepal and Ceilá). The species was entered to Argentina by Welsh immigrants over 100 years ago in the Rufino area (Santa Fe province), to be a hunting target. Having no natural predators and finding abundance of food resources, the Axis has been installed comfortably in the region.
A moderate-sized deer, male Axis can weigh up to 165 lb, the lighter females weigh up to 99 lb.
Its calls are, not as strong as red deer; they are mainly coarse bellows or loud growls.EER