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In Laos, A Rare Deer Is Discovered Alive And Well, Despite War And Over-Hunting

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September 18, 2002
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An isolated population of an unusual deer species known for its unique antlers has turned up in northern Lao Peoples Democratic Republic, surprising a team of scientists from the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the Smithsonian National Zoo's Conservation and Research Center, who thought that it had succumbed to over-hunting.

An isolated population of an unusual deer species known for its unique antlers has turned up in northern Lao Peoples Democratic Republic, surprising a team of scientists from the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the Smithsonian National Zoo's Conservation and Research Center, who thought that it had succumbed to over-hunting.


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Wildlife Conservation Society. "In Laos, A Rare Deer Is Discovered Alive And Well, Despite War And Over-Hunting." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 18 September 2002. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020918063540.htm>.
Wildlife Conservation Society. (2002, September 18). In Laos, A Rare Deer Is Discovered Alive And Well, Despite War And Over-Hunting. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020918063540.htm
Wildlife Conservation Society. "In Laos, A Rare Deer Is Discovered Alive And Well, Despite War And Over-Hunting." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020918063540.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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