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[Hindi cītal, spotted, axis deer, from Middle Indic cittala, from Sanskrit citrala-, variegated, spotted, from citra-, bright, spotted.]


(Animals) another name for axis2
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Axis deer (Axis axis), also known as chital or spotted deer, is native to the Indian subcontinent and introductions were performed worldwide (Duckworth et al.
These free-ranging exotics, in particular Axis deer (Axis axis Erxleben 1777), compete with native white-tailed deer because of overlap in habitat use and food selection (Butts et al.
A free ranging full term pregnant spotted deer (Axis axis) was found standing isolated near Otteri lake, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Vandalur.