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Fea's Muntjac
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Muntiacinae
Genus: Muntiacus
Species: M. feae
Binomial name
Muntiacus feae
(Thomas & Doria, 1889)
  • M. f. feae

The Fea's Muntjac or Tenasserim muntjac (Muntiacus feae) is a rare species of muntjac native to People's Republic of China, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, and Viet Nam. The species has been introduced to Thailand. It is a similar size to the common muntjac (adult weight is 18 - 21 kg (40 - 46 lb)). It is diurnal and solitary, inhabiting upland evergreen, mixed or shrub forest (at an altitude of 2500 m (8200')) with a diet of grasses, low-growing leaves, and tender shoots. The young are usually born in dense vegetation, remaining hidden until able to travel with the mother.

It is named after zoologist Leonardo Fea.


  1. ^ Timmins, R.J., Steinmetz, R., Pattanavibool, A. & Duckworth, J.W. (2008). Muntiacus feae. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 5 April 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.


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