Bawean deer

Bawean deer

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Hyelaphus kuhlii

The Bawean deer, also known as Kuhl's hog deer or Bawean hog deer, is a highly threatened species of deer endemic to the island of Bawean in Indonesia. Due to ongoing habitat loss, small population size and limited range, the Bawean deer is evaluated as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is listed on Appendix I of CITES. It has few natural enemies except for birds of prey and large snakes such as pythons.

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Bawean deer habitat map

References

1. Bawean deer Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bawean_deer
2. Bawean deer on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/2447/73071875

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