WATCH: Rare mouse-deer caught on camera

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A rare mouse-deer was caught on camera at the Kanger Valley National Park in Chhattisgarh. The mouse-deer is considered to be one of the smallest deer species of the world.

The mouse-deer was caught on a camera trap set up at the national park and the video has been posted by several national media organisations:

Mouse deer, also known as chevrotains, are found in various regions of the world. They are native to parts of Southeast Asia, including countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.

They can also be found in other regions, including India, Sri Lanka, and parts of Africa. In Africa, they are specifically found in areas such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, and Liberia. The specific habitats of mouse deer vary depending on the species, but they are typically found in forests, grasslands, and wetlands.

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