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Indian Hog deer Another one for the records...  Despite being considered endangered, they are thriving in Kaziranga national park and can be seen frequently! Lets hope this fact remains the same for years to come! Geotagged,Hyelaphus porcinus,India,Indian Hog Deer,John Rowell,Kaziranga,Spring,adhocphotographer,assam,india Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Indian Hog deer

Another one for the records... Despite being considered endangered, they are thriving in Kaziranga national park and can be seen frequently! Lets hope this fact remains the same for years to come!

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The Indian hog deer is a small deer whose habitat ranges from Pakistan, through northern India, to mainland southeast Asia, which inhabits much of the Indo-Gangetic Plains of Pakistan, northern India, Nepal, Bangladesh, southwestern Yunnan Province in China, all the way to western Thailand. Introduced populations also exist in Australia the United States and Sri Lanka.

It gets its name from the hog-like manner in which it runs through the forests with its head hung low so that it can.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by JohnR
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Uploaded Jan 29, 2015. Captured Mar 25, 2014 14:43 in AT Road, Golaghat, Mohpara, Assam 785609, India.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/6.3
  • 1/250s
  • ISO200
  • 400mm