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Pygmy brocket

Pygmy brocket
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Genus: Mazama
Species: M. nana
Binomial name
Mazama nana
(Hensel, 1872)
Pygmy brocket distribution.
  Extant   Possibly extant

The pygmy brocket (Mazama nana) is a brocket deer species from South America.[2] It is found in Argentina, southern Brazil and Paraguay.[3] It is a small deer with short legs, weighing 15 to 20 kilograms (33 to 44 lb). It is reddish-brown in color.

This species is sometimes considered a subspecies of Mazama rufina.

References

  1. ^ Abril, V.V. & Duarte, J.M.B. (2008). Mazama nana. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 10 April 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of data deficient.
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  3. ^ Abreu Jr.,E.F.; Sühs,R.B.; Putzke,J.; Köhler,A. Ocorrência de Mazama nana Hensel, 1872, no Cinturão Verde de Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Caderno de Pesquisa, série Biologia. Volume 19 (3) 82.2007. Link: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=cp07018&lang=pt.
  • Emmons, L.H. (1997). Neotropical Rainforest Mammals, 2nd ed. University of Chicago Press ISBN 0-226-20721-8
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