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Sangai Deer (Cervus eldii eldii)

 
     
 
 
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Mammalia
Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Cervus
Subfamily : Cervinae
Genus : Cervus
Species : eldii eldii

 
 
  Common name : Sangai Deer  
   
 
 
   
 
Coat color Males are dark brown. Females are yellow brown
Shoulder height 110 - 125 cms.
Body length 95 - 115 cms.
Weight 125 - 175 kg
Height 120 cms.
Life span 12  - 15 years
Adulthood       2 - 2.5 years
Gestation period 240 days
Litter size 1
 
     
 
 
     
  Habitat :Inhabits on the water filled depressions of the Keibul Lamjao.  
 
 
  Range :The Thamin or Brow - Antlered Deer, is indigenous to Southeast Asia. There are 3 recognized subspecies. The Manipuri Brown-antlered Deer Cervus eldii eldii in Manipur.The Burmese Brow-antlered Deer Cervus eldii thamin in Myanmarand Thailand. The Thailand Brow-antlered Deer Cervus eldii siamensis in Cambodia, China, Lao, Thailand and Viet Nam.  
 
 
  Diet in Wild :
(a) Grasses
(b) Green leaves
(c) Buds of flowers and Fruits

 
 
 
  Diet in Zoo :
(a) Mash - 1.00 kg. per head
(b) Kutti - 4.00 kg. per head
(c) Tree fodder - 0.50 kg. per head

 
     
     
 
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