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Muntjac deer

Muntiacus reevesi


Caught this Muntjac playing in the snow, i then persued it through the thorns and got very snowy!!


Muntjac deer don't have a fixed breeding season, unlike many other deer. Instead, they reproduce continually throughout the year. This small and exotic looking deer can be surprisingly hard to spot, although a loud barking call could indicate one is nearby. Woodlands are their preferred habitat, but they are increasingly found in gardens and even walking down streets. Native to south-east China and Taiwan, muntac deer were introduced to parks in the UK in the early 20th century and escapees have since established wild populations.

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DannyWales 8 years ago

This is great! Where was this taken?

Elsa 9 years ago

You got pictures!! That's AWESOME!

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Colchester Borough (Essex), England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Feb 10, 2012
Submitted on Feb 10, 2012

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