Sangai

subspecies of deer

The sangai is an endemic and endangered subspecies of the brow-antlered deer. It is found only in the Keibul Lamjao National Park of Manipur. It is often called the "dancing deer" in everyday speech.[2][3]

Sangai
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Cervinae
Genus: Rucervus
Species:
Subspecies:
R. e. eldii
Trinomial name
Rucervus eldii eldii
(McClelland, 1842)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gray, T.N.E., Brook, S.M., McShea, W.J., Mahood, S., Ranjitsingh, M.K., Miyunt, A., Hussain, S.A. & Timmins, R. (2015). "Rucervus eldii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2015: e.T4265A22166803. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T4265A22166803.en.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. "Eld's Deer Facts | Thamin Deer (Panolia eldii) Information |". World Deer. 2020-07-01. Retrieved 2022-04-04.
  3. "Brow Antlered Deer - Brow Antlered Deer Information, Indian Sangai Deer, Eld's Deer of India". www.iloveindia.com. Retrieved 2022-04-04.