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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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The baby Muntjac deer is in safe hands at the wildlife sanctuary in Nuneaton
Muntjac deer have been described as a threat to British wildlife despite their cute appearance.
A DEAD muntjac deer was one of the items cleaned up by CardiRivers Group (CRG).
Brian, a muntjac deer, was found with an injured leg and Coco, a Welsh cob foal, was seen wandering alone in a field near the sanctuary.
Wales is the native home of the Roe deer but it has disappeared for centuries, and the Muntjac deer is an alien deer here in Wales as it originally comes from Asia.
We'd come face-to-face with village wildlife on our first night when a muntjac deer had peered at us through the glass of the villa patio doors, getting me wondering about the hidden world of the forest we're usually too busy to notice.
2006: Monitoring muntjac deer Muntiacus reevesi and their impacts in Monks Wood National Nature Reserve.
As the team studied the thighbones of animals from all over the world - ranging from the Svalbard reindeer in the Arctic to muntjac deer species from South Asia - Lags showed up in every one.
Rural drivers run the gauntlet of gormless loose sheep, permanently untreated winter roads, diseased badgers, self-liberated muntjac deer and being forced to take evasive action by stray cagoolists.
This meat is a bit more wild than Turkey - boar, little muntjac deer and greylag geese feature, as well as home grown vegetables.
There is an expanding population of the invasive non-native muntjac deer that has the potential to make significant negative impacts on our native ground flora and in some areas displace the native roe.