Definitions for water chevrotain
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water chevrotain, water deer, Hyemoschus aquaticus(noun)
largest chevrotain; of marshy areas of west Africa
a large West African chevrotain (Hyaemoschus aquaticus). It has a larger body and shorter legs than the other allied species. Called also water deerlet
The water chevrotain, also known as the fanged deer, is a small ruminant found in tropical Africa. It is the largest of the ten species of chevrotains, basal even-toed ungulates which are similar to deer but are barely larger than small dogs.
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