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Behavioural Ecology of the Muntjac Deer


Series: Chapman & Hall Wildlife, Ecology and Behaviour Series Volume: 6

By: N Chapman and S Harris

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #33069 | ISBN: 0412442604
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About this book

The Chinese muntjac was introduced to England from South-East Asia early this century and is now established as a member of the fauna. This book presents an integrated coverage of the biology and behaviour of the muntjac.


Classification and general characteristics. Fossils, early history and distribution. Chinese muntjac in China. Structure, function and growth. Teeth. Female reproduction. Male reproduction. Antlers. Ecology. Social organization. Mortality, diseases, parasites, blood composition. Veterinary aspects, welfare, farming.

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