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  1. kanchil, Tragulus kanchil(noun)

    small chevrotain of southeastern Asia

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  1. Kanchil(noun)

    a small chevrotain of the genus Tragulus, esp. T. pygmaeus, or T. kanchil, inhabiting Java, Sumatra, and adjacent islands; a deerlet. It is noted for its agility and cunning

  2. Origin: [Malay canchl.]


  1. Java mouse-deer

    The Java mouse-deer is a species of even-toed ungulate in the family Tragulidae. When it reaches maturity it is about the size of a rabbit, making it one of the smallest ungulates. It is found in forests in Java and perhaps Bali, although sightings there have not been verified.


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