The Sambar Deer is the the majority extensively reach deer group in the world, wrapper many countries in the Asian continent. It is also one of the superior members of the deer relations. Some males are known to weigh up to 300 kgs and can grow to a height ranging from 135 - 150 cms at the shoulders.
These plants have a life expectancy ranging between 16 - 20 years. They are the favourite prey species of the tiger. A bulky sambar can feed a give food to tiger for up to 4 days. Unlike the Spotted deer, which shouts an alarm and darts away at the sight of a predator, the sambar tends to alertly watch and keep giving alarm calls until the danger has passed. A reason due to which many of them fall prey for predators. The Sambar can be found in the wooded hills of the north-east and east.