Muntjac Statistics: Body length 90cm, Shoulder height 45-52cm. Weight 12 – 15kg.
Reproduction: Muntjac breed throughout the year. Their gestation period is 210 days and the fawn is weaned after 8 weeks. The doe is usually pregnant again within a few days of giving birth.
Conservation status: Muntjac are of great interest in the study of evolution because each species has different chromosomes. Reeves’ Muntjacs are not considered to be endangered.
Reeves’ Muntjac or Chinese Muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi)
Indian Muntjak or Common Muntjak (Muntiacus muntjak)
Giant Muntjac (Muntiacus vuquangensis)
Roosevelt’s Muntjac (Muntiacus rooseveltorum)
Bornean Yellow Muntjac (Muntiacus atherodes)
Leaf Muntjac (Muntiacus putaoensis)
Hairy-fronted Muntjac or Black Muntjac (Muntiacus crinifrons)
Fea’s Muntjac (Muntiacus feae)
Truong Son Muntjac (Muntiacus truongsonensis)