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Brocket

 

an artiodactylous ungulate of the genus Mazama of the family Cervidae. There are four species. The body length is 90-130 cm. The height at the shoulder is 43-70 cm and at the sacrum it is somewhat greater. The weight is 18-25 kg. Only the males have antlers, which are small and unbranched. The color ranges from light to dark brown, with the underparts of the body being lighter. The brocket is found in America from southern Mexico to Paraguay. It keeps hidden and is solitary or associates in pairs. It inhabits tropical forests, feeding on grass, leaves, and shoots. Breeding occurs throughout the year. The females bear one or two spotted young.

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He is also said to have hosted several meetings for supporters of Nazi Germany at his two homes - Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire and Bramshill Park in Hampshire.
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Most of the photographs were taken by Brocket, showing parts of her house and garden, her family and her domestic projects.
she was madly in love with him Picture: XPOSURE; Society girl Talya lives next-door to Ed Picture: ALAN DAVIDSON; Lord Brocket with daughter Talya
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