Cervus nippon kopschi
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South China Sika deer (Cervus nippon kopschi)
Current listing status
- Countries in which the the South China Sika deer, Wherever found is known to occur:
Federal Register Documents
||44 FR 37124 37127
||Final Endangered Status for 25 Foreign Species of Mammals and Birds
||43 FR 16524 16527
||Proposed Endangered Status for 25 Foreign Species of Mammals and Birds
No recovery information is available for the South China Sika deer.