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Asian rib-faced deer with slit-like scent gland openings on the face and two-tined antlers. Called also Muntiacus muntjak.
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It comes from the same highland region of Vietnam as the newly discovered Du Quang ox and giant muntjac deer (SN: 6/19/93, p.
The addition of the two pandas will complete Zoo Atlanta's Asian Forest, which currently includes red pandas, Sumatran orangutans and tigers, Asian small-clawed otters, muntjac deer and Komodo dragons.
The presence and gradual spread of another introduced species, the tiny Asian muntjac deer, also showed up.
MUNTJAC DEER Originally from Asia, the growing UK population descends from escapees from the Woburn Abbey estate in 1925.
There are buzzards, woodpeckers, kestrels, water voles, even little muntjac deer.
40 to 50 per cent of rural residents reported seeing roe or muntjac deer in their garden at some point.
Expert Dr Paul Dolman revealed a recent published census of roe and muntjac deer has proved numbers have soared.
Muntjac deer have caused chaos in England, where they roam free and have been blamed for causing road accidents and damage to crops.
Muntjac deer Introduced into deer parks from Asia in the late 19th century, they are a small deer.
Some are well-known "villains", such as the American mink or muntjac deer, while others, including rabbits and rats, have been here so long that we think of them as natural.