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Fanged Deer Found In Afghanistan

Written By Unknown on Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 9:52 PM

Kashmir stag or deer fang Kashmir (Moschus cupreus) is one of the rare deer has two long upper fangs, similar to the usual fangs vampire Critter owned in horror films, like ' Van Helsing ' or the famous horror novel ' Dracula '.
Kashmir musk deer are endangered species of deer native fanged spreads in Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan. The species was originally described as a sub-species of Moose Mountain Alpine fangs, but is now classified as a separate species.This deer's kind of short, if stand height is only about 60 cm (2.0 ft).
Based on previous research, this type of deer has not been seen since 60 years ago. The discovery of the last Kashmiri deer in the wild is believed to occur in 1948 of the past, when a group of researchers that Denmark has ever seen him in Nuristan, Afghanistan. After that nobody has ever seen this deer again from 1948 until 2008.
Fanged deer from Kashmir, is one of seven species of which are found across Asia and endangered due to loss of Habitat.
But not to worry, the Kashmir stag do not use their fangs to suck the blood of its prey, or kill it because it still makes types of herbivores a.k.a. eaters of grass. Kashmir deer canines, only appears on this stud type. it's used as a tool to attract females during the mating season arrives. Kashmir deer stud is also known to often use their fangs to fight with other males when it wanted to retain or acquire local females.
Keep in mind, this unique population of deer was also threatened due to loss of their habitat as a result of opening the land for settlement. One of the glands that had the smell typical of Elk Kashmir can be utilized as an ingredient of perfumes and medicines.
A recent survey by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has revealed at least three of these deer live in the slopes of the rock relic in Northeastern Afghanistan.
"The Kashmir Stag is one of the treasures of life belonging to Afghanistan. We hope the conditions will return to stable and allows us to evaluate the need for conservation of these animals, "says Peter Zahler, one of the researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) of the Asian region.




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