The Barbary stag (Cervus elaphus barbarus), or Atlas deer is a subspecies of red deer that is native to North Africa.
The Barbary stag is smaller than the typical red deer. Its body is dark brown with some white spots on its flanks and back. The antlers lack the bez (second) tine.
The Atlas deer is the only member of the deer family that is native to Africa. It thrives in forested areas of northeastern Algeria and western Tunisia.
The Barbary stag have or had predators like the Barbary lion
, the Atlas bear
, and the Barbary leopard
but they're either became extinct