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Eastern Swamp Deer Rucervus duvaucelii  ranjitsinhi seen at Central Range Barasingha,Geotagged,India,Kaziranga,Rucervus duvaucelii,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Eastern Swamp Deer

Rucervus duvaucelii ranjitsinhi seen at Central Range

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The barasingha , also called swamp deer, is a deer species distributed in the Indian subcontinent. Populations in northern and central India are fragmented, and two isolated populations occur in southwestern Nepal. It is extinct in Pakistan and in Bangladesh.

The specific name commemorates the French naturalist Alfred Duvaucel.

The swamp deer differs from all the Indian deer species in that the antlers carry more than three tines. Because of this distinctive character it is.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by DR_M_Z
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Uploaded Apr 26, 2019. Captured Mar 22, 2019 02:56 in Kaziranga, Kanchanjuri, Assam 784177, India.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/10.0
  • 10/5000s
  • ISO2540
  • 65mm