Project

Conservation Study of Endangered Muntjacs

Duration
2022 - 2023
Location
Viet Nam
Species protected
Large-antlered Muntjac Muntiacus vuquangensis
Roosevelts’ Muntjac Muntiacus rooseveltorum
Annamite Muntjac Muntiacus truongsonensis

Project objectives

This research project’s objective is to collect data on distribution and population status of various muntjac species through camera traps, interviews, and DNA collection. It also aims to identify the threats linked to these species in the region and to develop a conservation plan that can be used to design species specific conservation measures.

This research project is implemented by Nguyen Tuan Anh, Vietnam National University.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching