Deer has been introduced by Dutch to Papua in 1928 and widely distribute to all parts of the areas presently. Related to its utilization, deer habitat, population and utilization has been studied in particular highland parts of Manokwari at the Bird's Head Peninsula. Among the mammal species, the Rusa deer (Cervus timorensis) is one of the most important species because of its value as source of food and its antler and leather, as artistic home decorations.
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Deer (Cervus timorensis) at the highland Kebar, West Papua, Indonesia
Deer utilization in Papua
Bezorgdatum:tussen vrijdag, 6. november en dinsdag, 10. november