Tufted deer

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Tufted deer

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Cervidae
Subfamily : Muntiacinae
Species : Elaphodus cephalophus


Keywords: black

Which zoos have them?
Los Angeles Zoo (United States) and Smithsonian National Zoological Park (United States)

The Tufted deer is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the tufted deer
A young / baby of a tufted deer is called a 'fawn or ass'. The females are called 'doe, hind or cow' and males 'buck, stag or bull'. A tufted deer group is called a 'herd'.
Burma and China
Some facts about the
Tufted deer

Adult weight : 33.5 kg (73.7 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 23 years

Female maturity :639 days

Male maturity : 730 days

Gestation : 180 days

Litter size : 1

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Facts about the tufted deer

The tufted deer is a terrestrial herbivorous grazer and browser and a source of meat to carnivores such as the leopard and dhole.

The longevity of tufted deer is over 12 years in captivity (Jones, 1993).

html'); CallAdv(); CreateTd(23) Ecology and Behavior The tufted deer is a crepuscular animal, most active at dawn and dusk.

The Tufted Deer is a primitive deer, larger than a muntjac while being similar in appearance.

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