Muntjac

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Muntjac
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Suborder: Ruminantia
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Muntiacinae
Genus: Muntiacus
Rafinesque, 1815

Muntjac are small deer of the genus Muntiacus. Also called Barking Deer. Muntjac are the oldest known deer, appearing 15-35 million years ago, with remains found in Miocene deposits in France and Germany.

This species are native to Southeast Asia and can be found from India and Sri Lanka to southern China, Taiwan, Japan and Indonesian islands.