Barking deer (Muntiacus muntjak)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Mammalia
Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Genus : Muntiacus
Species : muntjak

Common name : Barking deer
Scientific name : Muntiacus muntjak
Important Facts
Coat color Brown
Shoulder height 60 - 85 cms.
Body length 75 - 125 cms.
Weight 9 - 12 kg
Life span:          10 - 12 years
Gestation period 160  days
 Litter size: 1
Inhabits the thick jungle and come out to graze in the out skirts of forests or in open,
Throughout the country except Jammu & Kashmir and desert region.
(a) Grasses
(b) Green leaves
(c) Buds of flowers and Fruits
(a) Mash - 0.500 kg. per head
(b) Kutti - 1.00 kg. per head
(c) Tree fodder - 0.50 kg. per head
(d) Gram soaked - 0.25 kg. per head