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, large North American deer, Cervus canadensis, closely related to the Old World red deer. It is commonly called elk in America although the name elk is used in Europe to refer to the moose.
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(Cervus unicolor), an artiodactyl of the family Cervidae. The body length is 180–210 cm and the tail length, 30 cm. The animal stands 125–135 cm high at the shoulder and weighs as much as 300 kg. The antlers, which measure up to 130 cm long with only a few points (up to six) and are characteristic of only the stags, are shed every year in March or April. The sambar deer are dark brown with lighter under-sides. They are found in Asia: in southern China, in India, on the Indochina and Malacca peninsulas, and on the islands of Kalimantan, Hainan, Taiwan, and the Philippines. They live mainly in mountain forests, up to an elevation of 3,000 m above sea level. The animals are nocturnal. They spend most of the year in herds of five-ten members, forming larger herds only during the breeding season. The females give b’rth to one young. The sambar deer are hunted, and their numbers are small.

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Whilst the low encounter rates of sambar and Eld's deer may be due to a behavioural effect, for example species-specific responses to illegal hunting, and it is inadvisable to assume that low encounter rates on line transects equates to low density, an independent sampling method in both protected areas, i.
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The sambar was a very small herd purchased recently by UPM from Pusat Pembiakan Ternakan Sabray, Kenungau, Sabah.
There was other game available: guar, sambar stag, cheetal deer, several species of tiny deer, blackbuck antelope, wild boars, to name only a few.
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in Hirosaki last Tuesday after the attack in a dark green minivan, a Subaru Sambar Dias Classic.
sambar are the largest deer found in the park and are often seen in and around the lakes feeding on the succulent shoots that grow under the water.
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Snacks items/Water Cans,Rice and Chapati, dal/ sambar, one vegetable and Chicken curry (150 gms) /Fish curry (150gms) /Egg Curry (Eggs-2 Nos.
While they discuss the alternatives and consider ingredients and refuse to repeat what they ate yesterday, you are breathing in the aroma of the spices in the sambar or the faint smoky smell of the noodles and are thoroughly pleased.