Group size pattern and distribution of threatened Sambar Rusa unicolor (Artiodactyla: Cervidae) in Moyar River Valley, India

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Vedagiri Thirumurugan
Chandravilasam Sreedharan Nair Vishnu
Nehru Prabakaran
Chinnasamy Ramesh


Sambars are usually observed as solitary or in small groups with fewer than six individuals. We discuss some insights on infrequent larger aggregations of Sambar based on our sighting records between January 2018 and January 2020 in the Moyar River Valley landscape of Tamil Nadu, southern India.

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