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Category : mammals

Fallow Deer, Dama dama

The Fallow Deer is a medium-sized ungulate species, original from western Asia and southern Europe. You will find the Fallow deer in the Lilliput Farm at Rancho Texas Park in Lanzarote. The mayor difference between other deer species and the Fallow Deer is in their size. The Fallow Deer is of minor size and it’s coat colour is reddish-brown. Only the males, the bucks, have antlers. These are broad and shovel-shaped. Fallow deer have many colour varieties, but they are […]

Domesticated Goat, Capra hircus

The domesticated goat is a mammal species of approximately 1m of height. Goats proceed from Africa, where they live in wild herds in mountainous areas. They have been domesticated around 10.000 years ago. Goats have always been highly appreciated because of their milk and meat. Nowadays, due to their playful and kind-hearted character, they have gained popularity as pets and many of them live in farms and gardens. They have even been trained for street exhibitions and circuses. Main characteristics […]

European Rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus

Rabbit and hare are the common names for certain small mammals which are characterized for having a small body covered by soft fur, long ears and short tail. Although the names rabbit and hare are often used undifferentiated, there is significant differences between both species. Rabbit youngs are born naked, hairless and blind; rabbits are gregarious animals and live in medium-sized colonies called warrens (the only exception are the North American Cottontail Rabbits, which do not dig burrows and do […]

South American Sea Lion, Otaria byronia

This marine mammal is also exhibited in Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park. The South American Sea Lion is found along the coast of South America down to the Falkland Islands. The species owes its name to its physical appearance: Males have a very large head with a well developed mane making them the most lionesque of the eared seals. South American Sea Lions live in open and coastal waters as well as rocky coasts. They feed on fish, squid, octopus and […]

Tigre blanco - Rancho Texas - Lanzarote Park-min

White Tiger, Panthera tigris

The tiger is the largest member of the Felidae family, reaching up to 3 meters in total length and weighing up to 300kg. Tigers are carnivore animals. Though native to the north of Siberia, we will also find tigers in the warm tropic forests of India. Their normal coat colour is orange, but two colour variations are known: black and completely white. These three phenotypes share the pattern of stripes, which is unique to each animal, much in the same […]