IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)


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Range Description

Moschus cupreus occurs in the Himalayas of extreme northern India and Pakistan in Kashmir, and northern Afghanistan (Grubb 2005). Habibi (2003) recounts anecdotal reports from the late 1940s and 1970s of the species from Nuristan Province eastern Afghanistan. The author thought that Muskdeer "must be regarded as extremely rare" in Afghanistan.


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