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Sambar female with her calf Sambar deer female with her calf. The mother is very protective of her young ones Geotagged,India,Indian,Rusa unicolor,Sambar,deer,environment,natural,tadoba,wild,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge

Sambar female with her calf

Sambar deer female with her calf. The mother is very protective of her young ones

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The sambar is a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent, South China, and Southeast Asia that is listed as a vulnerable species on the IUCN Red List since 2008. Populations have declined substantially due to severe hunting, insurgency, and industrial exploitation of habitat.

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Mayur Kotlikar
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By Mayur Kotlikar

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Uploaded Apr 18, 2014. Captured in Chandrapur - Mul - Nagbhir - Nagpur Highway, Gondsawari Rayyatwari, Maharashtra 441224, India.