Stalking, Bowhunting, Highseat, Hunting from a Blind
Axis deer, including the lower classification species: chital, Indian hog, bawean and calamian is an exotic hunt for the serious trophy hunter.
Get a three-tined stag with a bow or rifle on a hunt offered throughout the world in a multitude of different habitats.
Axis deer are similar to fallow deer; small and spotted, but with a dorsal stripe and a white “bib” masking their throat area.
Spot and stalk tactics is one challenging way to approach axis deer; very cautious in their small groups and easily spooked.
This prized, exotic species is a perfect challenge for a developing bow hunter or someone interested in pistol, safari or hunting from a blind.
Scientific name: Axis axis
Size: height: 90 cm, length: 1.7 m
Weight: males 30 – 75 kg, females 25 – 45 kg
Lifespan: 13 years
Methods: Bow hunting, Hunting from a blind, Highseat, Stalking
Continent(s): Originally Sri Lanka and south of Nepal. Now found also in North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand