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Reeves’s Muntjac

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Reeves’s Muntjac

Reeves’s Muntjac is one of smallest representatives of the deer family. The adult can reach a weight from 11 to 16 kg. A characteristic feature this species is small antlers, with exceptionally long cap covered hairy skin. Reeves’s Muntjac appeared in Oliwa zoo relatively recently. There is epecially prepared for them a new run on a scenic escarpment, opposite the exposure of monkeys.

Do you know…Reeves’s Muntjac is often called as barking deer, because in during the mating season, or in the event of danger emits sounds resembling  barking dog.

  • Latin name: Muntiacus reevesi
  • IUCN – Red List – L – Lower Risk

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