Indian spotted deer, chital (Axis axis)
Douglas Hamilton, The_Axis_or_Spotted_Deer...277
Source General Douglas Hamilton (1892) Edward Hamilton, ed. Records of sport in southern India chiefly on the Annamullay, Nielgherry and Pulney mountains, also including notes on Singapore, Java and Labuan, from journals written between 1844 and 1870, London: R. H. Porter, pp. Illustrated, photo. Frontis of the author. Numerous illustrations, p. 277 OCLC: 4008435.
Author Douglas Hamilton
The chital or cheetal or spotted deer or axis deer (Axis axis) is a deer found in the Indian subcontinent. Axis deer is sexually dimorphic: males are larger than females, and antlers are present only on males. The upper parts are golden to rufous, completely covered in white spots.