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Synonyms for chevrotain

very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa

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The relationship of the chevrotain, Tragulus javanicus to other Artiodactyla based on skeletal muscle antigens.
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Other mammals of conservation concern present in the SNP were: forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis), leopard (Panthera pardus), giant pangolin (Smutsia gigantean), African forest buffalo (Syncerus caller nanus), bongo (Tragelaphus euryceros), sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekei), blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola), bay duiker (Cephalophus dorsalis), and water chevrotain (Hyemoschus aquaticus).
On the fifth day, we caught and ate a porcupine, a duiker (a kind of antelope) and a small mammal called a chevrotain.
10 at Hamilton, George Duffield arrives at Doncaster 15 seconds too late to weigh out for Chevrotain (Bill Watts) in the juvenile maiden and has to watch
This creature is a "water deerlet," or chevrotain, noted for nimbleness and cunning.
Another animal he's managed to capture is the amphibious antelope-like chevrotain which jumps into water at the first sign of danger and walks on the riverbed with its eyes wide open.