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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 JohnR
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Uploaded Jan 31, 2015. Captured Jan 22, 2014 11:20 in Bandipur National Park, Nagapattinam - Coimbatore - Gundlupet Highway, Bandipur, Karnataka 571126, India.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/2.8
  • 1/60s
  • ISO1600
  • 200mm