The Chinese Muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi) also known as the barking deer, has branched antlers and is one of the smallest species of deer.
Life cycle: Females give birth to one young after a gestation period of about seven months.
Fun Facts: Chinese muntjacs are called "barking deer" because of the deep bark-like sounds they make when on alert. They have a long tongue that is used to strip leaves from bushes.
Size: The average Chinese muntjac stands 2.5 to 3.5 feet tall and weighs 24 to 60 pounds.
Life Span: Up to 10 years
Diet: This animal feeds on leaves, fruit, bark, fungi, and herbs.
Range: Southern China, Taiwan, Japan, India, and Indonesian Islands.