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Chital or Spotted Deer

Axis axis


The chital's coat is pinkish fawn, marked with white spots, and its underparts are also white.


Forested area, 3000 m in the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary in the foothills of the Nilgiris mountain range, Tamil Nadu.


Western Ghats of India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the eight "hottest hotspots" of biological diversity in the world.

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Kerala, India

Spotted on Oct 24, 2015
Submitted on Nov 16, 2015

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