Pygmy brocket

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Pygmy Brocket
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Genus: Mazama
Species: M. nana
Binomial name
Mazama nana
(Hensl., 1872)
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Pygmy brocket distribution.
  Extant   Possibly extant

The Pygmy Brocket, Mazama nana, is a brocket deer species from South America.[2] It is found in Argentina, southern Brazil and Paraguay.[3] It is a small deer with short legs, weighing 15 to 20 kilograms (33 to 44 lb). It is reddish-brown in color.

This species is sometimes considered a subspecies of Mazama rufina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abril, V.V. & Duarte, J.M.B. (2008). Mazama nana. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 10 April 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.
  2. ^ Grubb, P. (2005). "Order Artiodactyla". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 637–722. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. ^ Abreu Jr.,E.F.; Sühs,R.B.; Putzke,J.; Köhler,A. Ocorrência de Mazama nana Hensel, 1872, no Cinturão Verde de Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Caderno de Pesquisa, série Biologia. Volume 19 (3) 82.2007. Link: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=cp07018&lang=pt.
  • Emmons, L.H. (1997). Neotropical Rainforest Mammals, 2nd ed. University of Chicago Press ISBN 0-226-20721-8