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Indochina Sika Deer

Indochina Sika Deer

Cervus nippon pseudaxis
 
Status: Possibly extinct in wild (IUCN)
Range: Vietnam and China
This sub-species of sika deer may be extinct in the wild due to hunting, water pollution, and habitat loss to agriculture. Breeding programs and close controls are necessary for the conservation of this deer species, because even populations that have been reintroduced to preserves are threatened by poaching.