Sangai

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Sangai
Cervus eldii4.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Cervinae
Genus: Rucervus
Species:
Subspecies:
R. e. eldii
Trinomial name
Rucervus eldii eldii
(McClelland, 1842)

The sangai is an endemic and endangered subspecies of the brow-antlered deer. It is found only in the Keibul Lamjao National Park of Manipur. It is often called the "dancing deer" in everyday speech.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gray, T.N.E., Brook, S.M., McShea, W.J., Mahood, S., Ranjitsingh, M.K., Miyunt, A., Hussain, S.A. & Timmins, R. (2015). "Rucervus eldii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T4265A22166803. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T4265A22166803.en.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. http://www.worlddeer.org/thamin.html
  3. http://www.iloveindia.com/wildlife/indian-wild-animals/deer/brow-antlered-deer.html