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Tragulus napu
Greater Malayan chevrotain
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Literature Cited

Heydon, M.J., and Bulloh, P. (1997). Mousedeer densities in a tropical rainforest: The impact of selective logging. Journal of Applied Ecology 34(2): 484-496.

Matsubayashi, H., and Sukor, J.R.A. (2005). Activity and habitat use of two sympatric mouse-deer species, Tragulus javanicus and Tragulus napu, in Sabah, Malaysia, Borneo. Malayan Nature Journal 57(2): 235-241.

Meijaard, E., and Groves, C.P. (2004). A taxonomic revision of the Tragulus mouse-deer (Artiodactyla). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society of London 140(1): 63-102.

Meijaard, E., Umilaela, and de Silva Wijeyeratne, G. (2010). Aquatic escape behaviour in mouse-deer provides insight into tragulid evolution. Mammalian Biology 75: 471-473.

Miura, S., and Idris, A.H. (1999). Present status and group size of the mouse-deer on Pulau Tioman, Malaysia. Malayan Nature Journal 53(4): 335-339.

Ralls, K., Barasch, C., and Minkowski, K. (1975). Behavior of captive mouse deer (Tragulus napu). Zeitschrift für Tierpsychologie 37(4): 356-378.

Timmins, R. & Duckworth, J.W. (2015). Tragulus napuThe IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015. Available online at the IUCN Red List website.

Wharton, D.C. (1987). Captive management of the large Malayan chevrotain Tragulus napu at New York Zoological Park, USA. Pp. 417-421 in: Wemmer, C.M. [ed] (1987). Biology and Management of the Cervidae. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C.

Additional Resources

Ahmad, A.H. (1994). The ecology of mousedeer (Tragulus species) in a Bornean rain forest, Sabah, Malaysia. MSc thesis, University of Aberdeen.

Barrette, C. (1987). The comparative behavior and ecology of chevrotains, musk deer, and morphologically conservative deer. Pp. 200-213 in: Wemmer, C.M. [ed] (1987). Biology and Management of the Cervidae. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C.

Caldecott, J. (1988). Hunting and Wildlife Management in Sarawak. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

*Chua, M., Sivasothi, N., and Teo, R. (2009). Rediscovery of greater mouse deer, Tragulus napu (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Tragulidae) in Pulau Ubin, Singapore. Nature in Singapore 2: 373-378.

Conklin, N.L., and Dierenfeld, E.S. (1994). Digestibility and Passage of Standard Zoo Diet Fed to Greater Mouse Deer (Tragulus napu). Malayan Nature Journal 48(1): 41-51.

Davis, J. (1965). A preliminary report of the reproductive behavior of the small Malayan Chevrotain. International Zoo Yearbook 5: 42-44.

*Dobroruka, L.J. (1972). On the question of island melanisms in the napu (Tragulus napu). Zoologischer Anzeiger 188(1-2): 36-39.

*Giman, B., Stuebing, R., Megum, N., McShea, W.J., and Stewart, C.M. (2007). A camera trapping inventory for mammals in a mixed use planted forest in Sarawak. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 55(1): 209-215.

Kalina, J., and Adams, M.A. (1984). Intermandibular gland secretions of larger Malayan mouse-deer (Tragulus napu). Journal of Mammalogy 65(4): 715-718.

Kim, K.S., Tanaka, K., Ismail, D.B., Maruyama, S., Matsubayashi, H., Endo, H., Fukuta, K., and Kimura, J. (2004). Cytogenetic comparison of the lesser mouse deer (Tragulus javanicus) and the greater mouse deer (T. napu). Caryologia 57(3): 229-243.

Smit-Van Dort, M. (1989). Skin, skull, and skeleton characters of mouse deer (Mammalia, Tragulidae) with keys to the species. Bulletin Zoologisch Museum Universiteit van Amsterdam 12(5): 89-96.

*Van Dort, M. (1988). Note on the skull size in two sympatric mouse deer species Tragulus javanicus Osbeck 1765 and Tragulus napu F. Cuvier 1822. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 53(2): 124-125.


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