Père David's deer J Huet
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Père David's deer
Zoological study of Père David's deer Elaphurus davidianus, a species native to China. The illustration shows the male (figure 1) female (figure 2) and a juvenile (figure 3). The deer became known in Western Europe from these specimens sent to Paris by Father Armand David (1826-1900) French Catholic priest, missionary and naturalist. Plate 4 accompanying the paper 'Note sur l'Elephurus davidianus espèce nouvelle de la famille des cerfs', by Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle…' v.2 (Paris, 1866); Bulletin pp.27-40.
- Image reference: RS-13086
- The Royal Society
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