Hog Deer get their name from the hog-like running through the forests with its head down so that it can duck under obstacles instead of leaping over them like most other deer.

 

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A mature hog deer stag stands about 70 cm at the shoulder and weighs approximately 50 kg .

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The antler of a  hog deer stag is  three tined-brow tine with solid main beam.

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Here in Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary, Hog Deer are reintroduced.

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