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Lesser mouse-deer

Lesser mouse-deer
Tragulus javanicus / Lesser mouse-deer

Lesser mouse-deers
Habitat
Forests near bodies of water
Continent
Asia
Food
Foliage, knsopen, fruits, insects
Gestation/breeding period
140 days
Mode of life
Solitary
Class
Mammals
Order
Artiodactyla

Key facts

~ 50 cm
lenght

~ 1.7 kg
weight

~ 12 years
age

How endangered are Lesser mouse-deers?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Lesser mouse-deers
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

Did you know?

The lesser mouse-deer is the smallest hoofed animal on earth.

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Lesser mouse-deer on the zoo tour

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