Silver-backed chevrotain discovered after 30 years
Last updated 11/29/2019 at 12:54pm
November has proven to be a very important month for Global Wildlife Conservation.
In South Vietnam, November 12, 2019 the silver-backed chevrotain, once thought extinct, was rediscovered for the first time in roughly 30 years by Global Wildlife Conservation and partners Southern Institute of Ecology and Leibniz Institute for Zoo & Wildlife Research.
The silver-backed chevrotain (a French word meaning "little goat), also called a deer-mouse, is a deer like species that is the size of a rabbit or small cat. They are the smallest hoofed mammal in the world (a.k.a. even-toed ungulate) a...