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Rusa alfredi (Visayan spotted deer; Visayan deer)

Synonyms: Cervus alfredi

Wikipedia Abstract

The Visayan spotted deer (Rusa alfredi), also known as the Philippine spotted deer, is a nocturnal and endangered species of deer located primarily in the rainforests of the Visayan islands of Panay and Negros though it once roamed other islands such as Cebu, Guimaras, Leyte, Masbate, and Samar. It is one of three endemic deer species in the Philippines, although it was not recognized as a separate species until 1983.
View Wikipedia Record: Rusa alfredi

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Rusa alfredi


Diet [1]  Herbivore
Diet - Plants [1]  100 %
Forages - Ground [1]  100 %
Maximum Longevity [2]  19 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bago Watershed Forest Reserve 156816 Philippines  
Canlaon Natural Park 60986 Philippines  
Mount Kanlaon Natural Park 61028 Philippines  
Palawan Biosphere Reserve 2843689 Philippines  


Homo sapiens (man)[3]


Southern Asia;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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