- Bawean Deer
name = Bawean Deer
status = CR
status_system = iucn3.1
phylum = Chordata
subfamilia = Cervinae
genus = "Axis"
species = "A. kuhlii"
binomial = "Axis kuhlii"
binomial_authority = Müller, 1840The Bawean deer, "Axis kuhlii", also known as Kuhl's hog deer or Bawean hog deer, is a species of
deerfound only in the island of Baweanin Indonesia.
A typical height for males of 60–70cm has been reported. Males have three-tined
hog deer("Axis porcinus") of the Asian mainland, their fawns are not spotted at birth.
The scientific name commemorates the German zoologist
Due to ongoing habitat lost, small population size and limited range, the Bawean deer is evaluated as
endangeredon the IUCN Red Listof Threatened Species. It is listed on Appendix I of CITES. It has few natural enemies except for birds of prey and large snakes such as pythons.
Hog deer("Axis porcinus")
Calamian deer("Axis calamianensis")
*IUCN2006|assessors=Deer Specialist Group|year=1996|id=2447|title=Axis kuhlii|downloaded=11 May 2006 Listed as Endangered (EN D v2.3)
* [http://www.ultimateungulate.com/Artiodactyla/Axis_kuhlii.html "Axis kuhlii"] at "ultimateungulate.com"
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