Hyemoschus


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Related to Hyemoschus: chevrotain, Hyemoschus aquaticus
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Noun1.Hyemoschus - water chevrotainsHyemoschus - water chevrotains      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Hyemoschus aquaticus, water chevrotain, water deer - largest chevrotain; of marshy areas of west Africa
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Un apercu sur l'ecologie du chevrotain africain Hyemoschus aquaticus Ogilby, Artiodactyle Tragulide.
Atherurus africanus, Tragelaphus spekei, Hyemoschus aquaticus, Neotragus batesi, Aonyx capensis, Manis tricuspis, Uromanis tetradactyla) or Schedule II (i.e.
Other mammals of conservation concern present in the SNP were: forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis), leopard (Panthera pardus), giant pangolin (Smutsia gigantean), African forest buffalo (Syncerus caller nanus), bongo (Tragelaphus euryceros), sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekei), blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola), bay duiker (Cephalophus dorsalis), and water chevrotain (Hyemoschus aquaticus).
The species present include drill (Mandrillus [=Papio] sphinx), bush pig (Potamochoerus porcus), and water chevrotain (Hyemoschus aquaticus), which has disappeared locally although it is not in danger of extinction.
1 .The extant chevrotain (Hyemoschus) as an ancestor surrogate for all extant ruminants (Janis 1984; Janis and Scott 1987).