Vietnamese sika deer

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Vietnamese sika deer
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Cervinae
Genus: Cervus
Species: C. nippon
Subspecies: C. n. pseudaxis
Trinomial name
Cervus nippon pseudaxis
Gervais, 1841

The Vietnamese sika deer (Cervus nippon pseudaxis) is one of the many subspecies of the sika deer. It is one of the smaller subspecies, due to the tropical environment they live in. They were previously found in northern Vietnam and possibly southwestern China, but have now become extinct in the wild. There are plans for reintroducing this subspecies in the future.

A group of Vietnamese sika deer