Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- 2008Endangered (EN)
Musk deer appear to require dense vegetation, either in the form of intact forests or shrublands; thus excessive forest clearing or grazing can preclude musk deer from using such lands (Yang et al. 2003).
Anhui musk deer
The Anhui musk deer (Moschus anhuiensis) is an endangered species of musk deer that is native to China. It was formerly described as a subspecies of Moschus berezovskii and Moschus moschiferus, but is now classified as a separate species.
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