Truong Son Muntjac (Muntiacus truongsonensis) is a species of muntjacdeer. It is possibly the smallest muntjac species, at about 15kg, half the size of the Indian Muntjac (or Common Muntjac). It was discovered in the Truong Son mountain range in Vietnam in 1997·
It was identified by examination of skulls and descriptions provided by villagers, who call it samsoi cacoong, or "the deer that lives in the deep, thick forest." It lives at altitudes of 400-1000 metres, where its small size allows it to move through dense undergrowth.
Truong Son Muntjac (http://www.wwfindochina.org/conservation/species/tmuntjac.htm), WWF Indochina.
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