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Axis axis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Genus: Axis

Axis axis
Axis calamianensis
Axis kuhlii
Axis porcinus

Axis is a genus of deer, which consists of four species from South and Southeast Asia. The most famous are the chital and the hog deer. The two other species are the calamian deer and the bawean deer[1].


  1. ^ Grubb, Peter (16 November 2005). Wilson, D. E., and Reeder, D. M. (eds). ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd edition ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-801-88221-4.  


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