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The Philippine Deer, also known as the Philippine Sambar, is a species of deer native to the Philippines. It is one of the largest species of deer found in Southeast Asia, with males weighing up to 200 kilograms. The Philippine Deer has a reddish-brown coat, with white spots on the back and legs. It is primarily found in the forests of the Philippines, particularly on the islands of Luzon, Mindanao, and Mindoro.
The Philippine Deer is considered an endangered species due to habitat loss, hunting, and the introduction of non-native species to its habitats. Conservation efforts have been implemented in some areas to protect the Philippine Deer, including the creation of protected areas, such as national parks, and the implementation of hunting restrictions. Despite these efforts, the Philippine Deer remains vulnerable and its populations continue to decline.