hog deer

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hog deer

n.
A small deer (Axis porcinus) of South and Southeast Asia, having a stocky body and short legs.
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In this study different mitochondrial DNA regions were sequenced to identify the polymorphisms in Axis porcinus families and their phylogenetic relationships with other animals was constructed.
Axis porcinus (Zimmermann, 1780), hog deer, Vulnerable (Nil): Hog deer is reported from Indus river forest reservoirs of Sindh, Keti Shah Reserves, Sukkar and swamps around Sandori Lake (Roberts, 1997).
There are two subspecies of hog deer: Axis porcinus which inhabits much of the Indo-Gangetic Plains of Pakistan, northern India, Nepal, Bangladesh, south-western Yunnan Province in China, all the way to western Thailand while Axis porcinus annamiticus that inhabits Thailand and Indochina.