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The Calamian deer (Cervus calamianensis) is a species of deer found in the Calamian Islands of the Philippines. It is a small to medium-sized deer, with a reddish-brown coat and distinctive antlers (in males).
Calamian deer are solitary animals and are known to live in forests and scrublands. They are herbivores and feed on a variety of vegetation, including leaves, shoots, and bark.
These deer are known for their vocalizations, including barks and grunts, which they use to communicate with other members of their species. They are also known for their agility and are capable of jumping over obstacles and escaping predators.
The Calamian deer is considered to be a rare and endangered species, with a limited distribution and declining population. Conservation efforts are underway to protect their habitats and preserve their populations, including measures to control hunting, promote sustainable forestry practices, and support research and monitoring programs.