Chital (Axis axis)

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Chital fact file

Chital description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCetartiodactyla
FamilyCervidae
GenusAxis (1)

Information on the chital is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Axis deer, Indian spotted deer.
French
Cerf Axis.
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Chital status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Chital female feeding young  
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