African Crafts Market

African arts, crafts, game skins and horns website

African Fallow Deer hide

African Fallow Deer hide
Click on image for larger view

African Fallow Deer skin / hide


Region: South Africa

Material: Leather / hide

Size: 110cm x 85cm (L x H)

Add to Cart

African Crafts Market - we ship within 3 days

African Fallow Deer hide

Size: 110cm x 85cm (L x H)

African Fallow deer hideA large African Fallow Deer hide from a Newcastle Game reserve in South Africa. The Fallow Deer is a non-indigenous specie imported from Europe during the early colonization of South Africa. A ruminant mammal and exclusive grazer, the Fallow Deer adapts readily to most habitats. They can be found in the wooded areas of the bushveld to the open plains and mountain ranges. The Fallow Deer's coat is bright fawn in color and spotted white during the summer months with a white belly.

We obtain all permits needed to export this Fallow deer hide to you, the price of the permits is included in the shipping.

We are registered with KZN Wildlife in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa who are our local conservation authorities in our area, we obtain any documentation needed from them for any items that is needed for your country. You can feel assured that you have bought from a legal, registered trader.

Because of the nature of this type of products the pictures on this page are not the actual item you will receive The product will be similar with slight differences in size, look or color.

If you are looking for other African game skins return to our main African game skin page

Other information

African Fallow Deer African Fallow deerAfrican Fallow Deer

Facts about this animal

A medium sized deer with more color variations than any other. Color range from white all the way to chocolate brown/black. During the summer months, most are rich brown with white spots, in winter, the coat becomes much thicker and rougher, turning a darker color. A broad black dorsal line runs from the neck to the rump, and broadens to include the tail. The under parts are lighter in color to white. Males have a prominent Adams apple. Both black and white individuals are common.

In South Africa the fallow deer is a non-indigenous specie imported from Europe during the early colonization of South Africa. A ruminant mammal and exclusive grazer, the fallow deer adapts readily to most habitats. He can be found in the wooded areas of the bushveld to the open plains and mountain ranges. Only the males carry antlers, which are palmated above the main beams with a number of points evident along the rear edges. The stag sheds his antlers annually during early spring and the new antler growth is usually complete by October or November.

Fallow Deer from Europe where introduced near Cape Town, South Africa, in 1869. Since then numbers have increased dramatically and many have been trans located to various regions throughout South Africa. An extremely interesting and sort after by hunters for the meat, stags can be heard calling and one can detect and stalk stags by the sound of crashing antlers. During the rut the deer lose all fear of humans and become obsessed with mating.

The Fallow Deer are very social animals, especially with the females. They will form big herds. If food supplies start to become scarce they will split into smaller groups as this will increase their chance of survival. The males are loosely associated with the herds, coming and going. It isn’t until mating season that they really start to keep an eye on the females around them.


Scientific classification

  • Scientific Name: Dama dama
  • Size: Male = shoulder 85 cm; Female = shoulder 40 cm tall.
  • Weight: Male = weigh 60-70 kg; Female = 45-55 kg
  • Lifespan: 20 years in the wild
  • Habitat: Open fields
  • Diet: Grazers
  • Gestation: 7-8 months
  • Predators: In South Africa: Lions, cheetahs, hyenas, leopards, humans

Conservation status: Least concern / abundant

Shopping Cart


Website currency

Prices in US$

Featured Item

Springbok horn ostrich egg holder
Springbok horn ostrich egg holder

Impala horn light
Impala horn light

Carved Blue wildebeest horn
Carved Blue wildebeest horn


We only sell top quality African arts and crafts that have been  handcrafted from some of the most talented African Artist that can be found. We welcome any suggestions or questions that you do have about our crafts or our website.

We ship worldwide

In recent times we have seen China producing "African art" and selling as such. Our website does not sell any item produced outside of Africa. So feel assured that you are buying genuine handcrafted African crafts made by local African Artists.

Secure shopping website

All orders are placed on our secure server through PayPal. We accept most major credit and debit cards and PayPal