muntjac deer (Muntiacus reevesi)

One of six species of deer in Britain. At least five species of muntjac are known, native from Pakistan to East Asia, of which two have been brought to Britain. Only the small Reeves muntjac, from sub-tropical southern China, is naturalized.

This definition is abridged from A – Z of tree terms: A companion to British arboriculture.
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