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Rucervus eldii (Eld's deer; Eld's brow-antlered deer)

Synonyms: Cervus eldii

Wikipedia Abstract

Eld's deer (Panolia eldii), also known as the thamin or brow-antlered deer, is an endangered species of deer indigenous to Southeast Asia. The species was first discovered by Westerners in Manipur in India in 1839. The original scientific name, Cervus eldi, was coined in 1844 in honour of Lt. Percy Eld, a British officer. The three subspecies of the Eld's deer are:
View Wikipedia Record: Rucervus eldii


Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Rucervus eldii


Adult Weight [1]  270.068 lbs (122.50 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  10.472 lbs (4.75 kg)
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  20 %
Diet - Plants [2]  80 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Female Maturity [1]  1 year 4 months
Gestation [1]  8 months 1 day
Litter Size [1]  1
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  21 years
Weaning [1]  8 months

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Azas Zapovednik Ia 742280 Tuva, Russia

Emblem of



Cuon alpinus (Dhole)[3]
Homo sapiens (man)[4]
Panthera pardus (Leopard)[4]
Panthera tigris (Tiger)[4]


Southern Asia;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1de 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
2Hamish 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
3Cuon alpinus, James A. Cohen, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 100, pp. 1-3 (1978)
4Jorrit 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.
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