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Related to Elaphurus: Père David's deer
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Noun1.Elaphurus - a genus of CervidaeElaphurus - a genus of Cervidae      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cervidae, family Cervidae - deer: reindeer; moose or elks; muntjacs; roe deer
elaphure, Elaphurus davidianus, pere david's deer - large Chinese deer surviving only in domesticated herds
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Behavioural Rhythms during the adaptive phase of introduced milu/pere David's Deer, Elaphurus davidianus, in the Dongting Lake Wetland, China.
Pere David deer (Elaphurus davidianus) are extinct in the wild and found only in captivity, principally in China, England, and the United States.
De las especies criadas con fines cinegeticos, se registran seis especies (Axis axis, Elaphurus davidianus, Antilope cervicapra, Bubalus bubalis, Ovis aries musimon, Ovis dalli) que no estan asilvestradas a la fecha y se encuentran restringidas a cotos de caza (Tabla 1).
Their objective is to return the "father David's deer" (Elaphurus davidianus) to it's country of origin, not only because this species has become extinct in China, but because of the necessity of the development of a methodological work applicable to native deer.
The climatic warmer fringe were inhabited in the past to the Pere David's deer (Elaphurus davidianus).
For example, the zhu-deer is the sambar (Cervus unicolor), not the elaphure (Elaphurus davidianus, which is actually the mi); the miwu-plant is selinea (Selinum selinum), not lovage (Ligusticum levisticum); the hui-plant is sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum), not identifiable with the so-called "orchid" or Chinese thoroughwort (i.e., lan = Eupatorium chinense).
For example, the more endangered mammal taxa (e.g., golden lion tamarins, Leontopithecus rosalia; Pere David's deer, Elaphurus davidianus; Eld's deer, Cervus eldi thamin; scimitar-horned oryx, Oryx dammah; Speke's gazelle, Gazella spekei) listed in Ralls et al.
To explore the adaptation of introduced Milu (Elaphurus davidianus), also known as Pere David's Deer, to their new environment, this study was designed to track and observe 16 Milu, which were released in the Dongting Lake wetland area from Jiangsu, from April 4 to May 12, 2016, using instantaneous scanning and recorded 486 observations.