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Giant Muntjac
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Suborder: Ruminantia
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Muntiacinae
Genus: Muntiacus
Species: M. vuquangensis
Binomial name
Muntiacus vuquangensis
(Wemmer et al., 1998)
Synonyms

Megamuntiacus vuquangensis (Do Tuoc et al., 1994)

The Giant Muntjac (Muntiacus vuquangensis) is a species of muntjac deer. It is the largest muntjac species and was discovered in 1994 in Vu Quang, Ha Tinh province of Vietnam and in central Laos.

It is a medium-sized deer, most closely related to the Indian Muntjac.

References

  1. ^ Timmins, R.J., Duckworth, J.W. & Long, B. (2008). Muntiacus vuquangensis. 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 endangered.
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