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see deerdeer,
ruminant mammal of the family Cervidae, found in most parts of the world except Australia. Antlers, solid bony outgrowths of the skull, develop in the males of most species and are shed and renewed annually.
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As most deer will devour any vegetation they find - particularly muntjacs - deer are regarded in some areas as being pests.
Common "meat" species like wild pig or muntjac are sold to restaurants.
Barking deer also known as Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjac), is a small deer of the genus Muntiacus belonging to Cervidae family in order Artiodactyla of class Mammalia.
There are no plants that muntjac won't touch, although there are some they like least," Kenyon continues.
Yet, other taxa that have been considered by some authorities to be conspecific, for example the barking deer or muntjacs of India and China, produce sterile hybrids.
There were hares, muntjacs, foxes, lapwings and many other creatures which seem to have disappeared altogether or diminished in number.
36 Muntjacs are several small Asian species of which kind of animal?