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Ungulate size chart by apeldille Ungulate size chart by apeldille
Because people have been asking! This thing seems to be my internet legacy. It was made for the The Endless Forest community, hence the human-faced fantasy deer added. Download for big size!

People like reposting this for some reason, so I figured I should upload it properly.

This chart is not 100% accurate - it’s only male sizes, and the measurements are from Wikipedia. Size can also vary a lot depending on which subspecies you look at! I think most of these are on the taller end of each species' spectrum.

If you can’t read the numbers on the left side, from top to bottom it says

- 2 m (~6 ft 7 in.)
- 1.5 m
- 1 m (~3 ft 4 in.)
- 0.5m

1. Human
2. TEF Deer*
3. TEF Deer, mini**
4. Mouse Deer***
5. Moose (also known as European Elk)
6. Fallow Deer
7. Whitetail Deer
8. Pudú
9. Pronghorn
10. Reindeer/caribou
11. Red Deer
12. Roe Deer
13. Mule Deer
14. Muntjac****
15.  Megaloceros giganteus/Irish Elk/Irish Giant Deer
16. Shika
17. Elk/Wapiti
18. Marsh Deer
19. Blackbuck
20. Greater Kudu
21. Lesser Kudu
22. Gerenuk
23. Thomson’s Gazelle
24. Blue Wildebeest/Gnu
25. Saiga antelope
26. Eld’s Deer
27. Hog Deer
28. Pampas Deer
29. Sambar Deer
30. Bighorn Sheep
31. Père David Deer
32. Bongo (antelope)
33. Gray Brocket
34. Chital/Axis Deer

* This height is based on how big they are in comparison to poppies and the altar in the Ruins. May be inaccurate.
** Same as above.
***Which one of them, I don’t know. Probably Philippine Mouse Deer.
**** No idea which species/subspecies.
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hauntedfawn Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
pardon my language but holy shit, those are some big-ass moose (meese?)
There’s also the Stag Moose and Broad-fronted Moose which are said to be larger than Megaloceros. Broad-fronted being the biggest.
KatPocketMonster Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Shame the Irish Elk isn't around still, would love to see one in person alive
Tarquinius-Superbus Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2018
CartoonBen Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Nod Nicely done. I love how you have included the extinct megaloceros to the chart. Magnifying Glass Are there any other extinct animals on the picture?
Nezienoon Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I didn't know moose were that big!
Pootisman90 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2017
No Impala?
demarogue Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2017
Had to click down to figure out what the heck #15 was. Then I had to wikipedia it. Now I'm down a rabbit hole, thanks! XD
Pootisman90 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2017
Second largest deer ever. Big enough to kick an Utahraptor´s head off it´s shoulders!
MetalBrony823 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2017
If only you included both the common and giant eland. I always wanted to see a comparison between an eland and a moose
Pootisman90 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2017
The moose is bigger, but the giant eland is the largest antelope.
MetalBrony823 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2017
Well I hope you don't mind these facts, but the eland are supposed to weigh more than a moose, like a ton compared to only half a ton for a bull moose.
Pootisman90 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2017
The ton is the max for the eland, but yes, it is heavier than a moose (like comparing a dwarf with an elf).
ShaleseSands Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Very interesting! Nice reference. :)
Escai Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love this! Must have taken you a long time to make ;-;
 Would be awesome to have a version without the TEF deer though, for educational purposes!
lemagnificent Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016
Oooooh so Many deers in there! amaze
The-Last-Phantom Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing job!!

You ROCK!!!

Mariko Kurama (Creepier) [V2] 
bunnylove5421 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg that is soooooo cool!!!!!
catarinasbm Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is wonderful :) Great job! ^^
ge-oh Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I always loveddd using this chart! You're amazing, thanks for posting this :heart:
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