Indian Spotted Chevrotain

The Indian spotted Checrotain is found in India, Sri lanka, and possibly Nepal. It lives in rainforests, and is nocturnal. As a result, it is rarely seen. It is the smallest deer species of India. Neither male or female have antlers.

It has a body length of under 60cm and a weight of around 3kg. While it mostly forages on the forest floor for fruit, roots, leaves and herbs it has been observed eating insects, crustations and even small mammals. They are predated by tigers, leopards and dholes, though they are probably also predated by other Indian predators if the opportunity arises.

In their ecosystems, they are important seed dispersers.

It is considered least concern by the IUCN

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