Schomburgk's deer

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Specimen in Berlin Zoo, 1911

Schomburgk's Deer (recervus schomburgki) is a species of deer which became extinct in 1938. The deer was endemic to Thailand. Edward Blyth described it in 1863, and named it after Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk, who was consul in Bangkok from 1857-1864.