About the Muntjac

Muntjacs are typically solitary and nocturnal animals that prefer to live in areas of thick vegetation. The males have tusklike upper canine teeth that project from the mouth and slightly hooked antlers on their heads. The muntjac have the smallest footprint of all deer species.

Height 1'3" to 2'1" (at the shoulder)
Weight 33 to 77 pounds
Diet Shrubs, herbs, berries
Gestation Period 7 months
Life Span Up to 16 years
Threats Natural predators, habitat loss

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