Zoological name: The five species of muntjacs have been
recognized. They include the Indian muntjac (Muntiacus
muntjac), the black muntjac (M. crinifrons), Pea's muntjac (M.
feae), Roosevelt's muntjac (M. rooseveltorum) and Reeves's muntjac
Distribution: The muntjacs are widely distributed in India, southern China and other parts of southern Asiatic regions.
Habitat: Muntjacs usually prefer to live in thickly wooded bamboo-clad ravines.
Reproduction: Muntjacs seem to breed at all seasons, though rut mainly takes place in winter months. One or two lightly spotted white fawns are born after a gestation period of 6-7 months.