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2013-03-08 00:24:30

Current approaches to deer management are failing to control a serious and growing problem, according to new research by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Researchers drove more than 1140 miles at night and used thermal imaging and night vision equipment to quantify the population of roe and muntjac deer in a unique study spanning the border of Norfolk and Suffolk. The results, published today in the Journal of Wildlife Management, show for the first time that present management...


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Fea's Muntjac, Muntiacus feae
2012-09-24 09:24:29

Fea’s muntjac (Muntiacus feae), also known as the Tenasserim muntjac, is a species of muntjac that resides in many areas including Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Lao People's Democratic Republic, and People's Republic of China. Although there is much debate regarding the range of the deer, it is most commonly accepted that it ranges from the Isthmus of Kra east and north to southern Myanmar and to the neighboring borders of Thailand. Because there have been many sightings of this species in other...

Tufted Deer, Elaphodus cephalophus
2012-09-05 14:09:06

Tufted Deer, Elaphodus cephalophus The tufted deer (Elaphodus cephalophus) is the sole member of its genus Elaphodus, and can be found in northeastern areas of Myanmar, although this is questionable and central China, where it is most commonly found. It prefers a habitat in both deciduous and evergreen forests, at elevations of up to 14,763 feet above sea level. It can also be found in semi-cultivated areas, and is often seen in areas where salt licks are common. There are four recognized...

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2006-09-12 12:02:35

Formosan Reeves's Muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi; Chinese name: 山羌), or just Reeves's Muntjac, is an endemic muntjac species of Taiwan. The muntjac is also found on the mainland of eastern Asia, and has been successfully introduced in the Netherlands and England. It feeds on herbs, blossoms, succulent shoots, and grasses and nuts. It takes its name from John Reeves, who was appointed Assistant Inspector of Tea for the British East India Company in 1812. Description The muntjac...

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2006-09-12 11:45:51

The Common muntjac, also called Indian muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak) is the most numerous muntjac deer species. It has soft, short, brownish or grayish hair, sometimes with creamy markings. This species is omnivorous, feeding on fruits, shoots, seeds, birds' eggs as well as small animals and even carrion. It gives calls similar to barking, usually on sensing a predator (hence the common name for all muntjacs of barking deer). The male Indian muntjac has small antlers, which attain 6 inches...

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2006-09-12 11:30:37

The Hairy-fronted muntjac or Black muntjac (Muntiacus crinifrons) is found in Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi and Fujian in South China, also reported in northern Myanmar. Although extremely difficult to study because of its shyness, it is considered to be endangered, possibly down to as few as 10,000 individuals spread over a wide area. It is a similar size to the common muntjac. This species was for a very long time one of the most poorly known deer's in the world and it was also considered...

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