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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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Distribution and population estimation for Reeves's muntjac in 2010 in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Ces animaux laissent tomber des fruits par terre, ce qui attire les gibiers preferes des Truku: des sangliers, des muntjacs (un petit cervide) et des saros (un caprin).
Testicular organs of two Javan muntjacs were collected, subsequently fixed using an immersion fixation technique in Bouin's solution for 24 h, and then transferred to 70% ethanol as a stopping point.
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.
Expert Dr Paul Dolman revealed a recent published census of roe and muntjac deer has proved numbers have soared...
To assess the current population and conservation status of barking deer (Muntiacus muntjac) in Pir Lasorha National Park (PLNP) and surrounding areas of District Kotli, a study was carried out from April to December, 2009.
"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.").
It has no record of ever attacking humans, doesn't like coming out of the forest so does fairly minimal damage to sheep, never attacks cattle, and is basically a Roe Deer and other deer (Muntjacs, those bluebell destroyers come to mind) specialist.
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?