TRAGULIDAE (Mouse-Deer or Chevrotains)
The Tragulidae is a small family of small deer-like artiodactylids, comprised of three extant genera with
a total of eight recognized species: Hyemoschus aquaticus (rainforest Africa), Moschiola meminna
(Ceylon and India, and possibly Nepal), and Tragulus (six species, Southeast Asia). The species of
Tragulus are found on many of the nearshore islands along the Malay Peninsula, and on many of the
islands of western Indonesia.
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