Farmer Palmer says...
•A male deer is usually called a ‘buck’.
•A large male deer is often called ‘stag’.
•A female deer is usually called a ‘doe’.
•A young deer is usually called a ‘fawn’.
•Deer take their first steps within half an hour of their birth.
•Young deer will usually stay with their mother for around a year.
•A group of deer is known as a ‘herd’.
•Deer have long legs typically suited to the environments they live in.
•They can jump high and swim well.
•What do deer grow every year?
•What do deer like to eat?
Farmer Palmer says...
•A male pig is called a boar. A female is called a sow and a baby pig is a piglet. They make an oink sound.
•Pigs don't have sweat glands and white pigs burn easily. This is why they roll in the mud, which works like suntan lotion protecting their skin and keeping them cool.
•What colour are the pigs?
•Can you count the pigs?
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