kanchil

Kanchil

Kan"chil\, n. [Malay canch[=i]l.] (Zo["o]l.) A small chevrotain of the genus Tragulus, esp. T. pygm[ae]us, or T. kanchil, inhabiting Java, Sumatra, and adjacent islands; a deerlet. It is noted for its agility and cunning.
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