The Philippine Mouse-deer or also known as the Balabac chevrotain or pilandok is native to the Philippines and is listed as endangered.
Reasons for endangered status - Poaching & animal trade, Hunting, Habitat loss.
Conservation efforts - They are protected by law, but enforcement of this protection is mostly ineffective. They also live in zoos.
Philippine Mouse-deer Facts -
Science Name: ragulus nigricans
Length: 40 - 50 cm
Height: 18 cm
Weight: 1 kg
Native Locations: Balabac, Bugsuk and Ramos Islands (Phillippines)
Lifespan: 14 years
Conservation status: Endangered (EN)
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