What is another word for muntiacus?

3 synonyms found


[ mˈʌntɪˌakəs], [ mˈʌntɪˌakəs], [ m_ˈʌ_n_t_ɪ__ˌa_k_ə_s]

Muntiacus, commonly known as muntjacs or barking deer, is a group of small deer species found in Asia. These deer are known for their bark-like alarm calls and distinctive physical characteristics such as long canine teeth and short antlers. Some of the synonyms for the word "muntiacus" include Indian muntjac, Reeves's muntjac, Sri Lankan muntjac, black muntjac, yellow-throated muntjac, and northern red muntjac. These synonyms are often used to differentiate between the various species of muntjacs, which can vary in size, color, and habitat. Despite their small size, muntjacs are a fascinating and important species in the Asian ecosystem.

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How to use "Muntiacus" in context?

The Small Mammal of the Bronx Zoo is a muntiacus muntjac. Native to East, Central and Southeast Asia, the Muntiacus muntjac was first brought to the Bronx Zoo in 1922 from a private collection. Originally from the mangrove swamp of Singapore, the Muntiacus muntjac is the smallest and most primitive of the four muntjac species. Male Muntiacus muntjac have a body length of 38-42 cm and weigh 2.5-3 kg. Females are smaller, with a body length of 34-38 cm and weigh 1.8-2.2 kg.

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