sambar deer


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sambar deer

Indian deer with three-tined antlers. Called also Rusa unicolor.
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In Malaysia, game venison is mostly derived from wild sambar deer (Cervus unicolor), which is unpredictable and inferior in quality.
Some come amazingly close - like the nosy Sambar deer who popped his head through the van window in Horton Plains National Park.
Herds of 15 or more sometimes visit the lakeside to feast on grass and herbs, occasionally accompanied by a sambar deer coming down for a drink.
There are no hunting license fees, and the only regulated season (newly instituted) is for the rare sambar deer.
Free-range Sambar deer are a unique quary for people looking for an exotic adventure each December.
In the first, Bilney focuses on the damage caused by Sambar Deer rubbing their antlers on Yellow-wood; and there is a Note on an introduced species of Coral fungus.
Spotting a lion requires both luck and skill, and drivers and guides keep their eyes open for pugmarks, and listen intently for alarm calls of spotted deer or sambar deer.