Peruvian guemal

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Peruvian guemal

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Cervidae
Subfamily : Capreolinae
Species : Hippocamelus antisensis

 

The North andean deer, north andean huemul, peruvian guemal, peruvian huemul, taruca 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

Some facts about the
Guemals

Adult weight : 45 kg (99 lbs)

Gestation : 255 days

Litter size : 1

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Facts about the Peruvian guemal

North Andean Deer or Hippocamelus antisensis is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Data Deficient .

Locally known as venado (stag), the taruca (Hippocamelus antisensis) is a deer typical of the mountainous regions of Peru, Bolivia, Chile and the northwest of Argentina.

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