An Introduction to the Deer of Australia. -With special reference to Victoria

by  BENTLEY, Arthur.    ​.    ID No.: 7043    

Hawthorn Press Melbourne, 1967 1st Edn., 4to,  Illustrated, 224pp. D/J, Foreword by M.C.Downes, Superintendent Game Management, Victorian Fisheries and Wildlife  Department.  Gives an outline of the introduction of deer into Australia before discussing in detail the Sambar, Hog, Red and Fallow Deer and continues on with other species.  This is followed by a discussion of the introduction of deer and their management in each state and the Territory and into Papua New Guinea. There are also chapters on Hunting Deer, Antlers, Deer in Captivity. Capturing up and Capturing Deer. Over 75 black and white photographs and diagrams. Name of previous owner on fep. D/j has some wear and stains.  -Fine/Good.