water deer

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Noun1.Water deer - largest chevrotainwater deer - largest chevrotain; of marshy areas of west Africa
chevrotain, mouse deer - very small hornless deer-like ruminant of tropical Asia and west Africa
genus Hyemoschus, Hyemoschus - water chevrotains
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The Chinese water deer Hydropotes inermis intermis is an endemic species in East Asia, originally only found in China and the Korean Peninsula (Hydropotes inermis argyropus).
Polziehn y Strobeck (1998) observaron que otro genero de Cervidae, Hydropotes (subfamilia Hydropotinae), en algunos analisis, se agrupaba con Mazama.