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any of the ruminant quadrupeds included in the family Cervidae.
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Muntjac deer were introduced into the UK from China 150 years ago and have been spotted in gardens around Salford, says Alan.
THIS young Muntjac found himself trapped upside-down between two walls in Bedworth.
While the Elmdon site is home to bird species such as treecreepers and woodpeckers, as well as muntjac deer - surveys have suggested that the trees have become crowded and action was needed to improve the site's biodiversity.
While the Elmdon site is home to bird species such as treecreepers and woodpeckers, as well as muntjac deer, surveys have suggested that the trees have become crowded and action was needed to improve the site's biodiversity.
The Javan muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak muntjak, Zimmermann 1780) is a small cervid belonging to the Cervidae family found in the Indonesian islands of Java and southern Sumatera.
Amongst mammals, wild Asiatic elephants Elephas maximus, dusky langurs Trachypithecus obscurus, Malayan porcupines Hystrix brachyura, Chinese grey goral Naemorhedus caudatus evansi, Indian wild boar Sus scrofa cristatus, Indian muntjac Muntiacus vaginalis and the rare banteng Bos javanicus were present (Lovari & Apollonio 1993, Pattanavibool & Dearden 2002).
They are home to important flora and fauna, particularly tiger, Southwest China serow, Chinese goral and northern red muntjac.
Staff at the Scottish Deer Centre, near Cupar in Fife, noticed the Muntjac limping heavily last week.
A fencing company has also been called in to stop the Muntjac deer slipping in through the fence.
Hacking trails wind through the ancient woodland beneath the tree canopy and wild deer and muntjac roam freely.
In the last six years, approximately 50 different animals, including gaur, sloth bear, sambar, chital, muntjac, wild pig, langur, and eight leopards, have come under the wheels of speeding vehicles passing through the Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve and the adjoining reserve forests of Uttara Kannada and Belagavi districts.