Pu Hoat muntjac

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Pu Hoat muntjac
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Cervinae
Genus: Muntiacus
Species: M. puhoatensis
Binomial name
Muntiacus puhoatensis
Trai in Binh Chau, 1997

The Pu Hoat muntjac (Muntiacus puhoatensis) is a newly discovered species of muntjac only known from Pu Hoat region in Vietnam, which is bordering Laos. It is sometimes considered to be conspecific with Roosevelt's muntjac, and its habitat and behavior are likely to be similar.

The Pu Hoat muntjac has only been recorded once at its type locality of Hạnh Dịch Village, Hạnh Dịch Commune, Quế Phong District, Nghệ An Province, Viet Nam.[1]

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