Hooves

Sambar deer tracks 1 500x500

Sambar deer footprint.

Like other deer, sambar deer are cloven hooved, and footprints show two pointed toes. The hoofprint of a large stag will not exceed 70mm long by 45mm wide. Prints left by hinds (females) will be smaller, narrower and often shallower.

Drawing: by Sonia Frimmel