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Mazama temama

Central American Red Brocket

Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae


Conservation Status: Data Deficient.

Previously classed as a subspecies of M. americana. Information about this species should be available soon.

Range: Head and Body:720-1,350 mm; Tail: 50-200 mm
Height at shoulder: 350-750 mm

Range: 8-25 kg (males in Suriname up to 65 kg)


Groves, C. P., and P. Grubb. 1987. Relationships of living deer. Pp. 2l-59, in Biology and management of the Cervidae (C. M. Wemmer, ed.). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 577 pp
Geist, V. 1998. Deer of the world. Their evolution, behavior and ecology . Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, Pensylvania, 421 pp


Mammal Species of the World

Distribution of Mazama temama