The Tongusian hunters, to attract the musk-deer, imitate the cry of their young by applying the mouth to a fragment of bark.
That the musk-deer was still in advance of them, they had evidence from the imprint of its tracks.
A smell of musk is also given off by several plants: it is a sexual excitant in the musk-deer, the musk-sheep, and the crocodile.
The musk-deer form a distinct family in the order Ruminantia.
Indian musk is obtained from the musk glands of the Himalayan musk-deer, Moschus moschiferus.
The kantjil (Tragulus javanicus) is a small creature allied to the musk-deer but forming a genus by itself.
The trail of the musk-deer still continued onward and upward.
The defenceless musk-deer may escape its foes by the suggestion of the musky odour of a crocodile.
The spotted fawn, the musk-deer, gazelles and antelopes, all seemed to answer the call of the music.
There are also cases such as the musk-deer and the Kanchil where the male alone possesses these teeth, but only in the upper jaw.