muntjak


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muntjac, muntjak

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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words (probably borrowings) are ke:i / ke:yi, in the meaning Muntiacus muntjak malabaricus, i.
Potential medium-to-large prey of tigers found in both study areas include sambar Cervus unicolor, chital Axis axis, barking deer Muntiacus muntjak, hog deer Axis porcinus and wild boar Sus scrofa.
The darts for hunting deer (Cervus unicolor), muntjak (Muntiacus muntjac) and wild boar (Sus barbatus) are treated with poison to five centimeters down from the point upon which is affixed a sharp head of bamboo, metal or a small animal's pointed tooth.
Only smaller and more adaptable animals, including the wild boar (Sus scrofa), the sambar deer (Cervus unicolor), muntjak deer (Muntiacus muntjak), chevrotains or mouse-deer (Tragulus), and several primates, are sure to survive without special measures to protect their habitats.