Park Name: Rocket

Scientific name: Cervus muntjak
Family: Cervidae
Classification: Mammalia

Place of Origin: South Asia
Lifespan (in wild): 12 years
Weight: 35 lbs.
Body size: 35 inches long
Diet: Omnivores

Fun Facts

  • Muntjacs are one of the few deer that are omnivores.
  • They are one of the smallest deer species.
  • Muntjacs are referred to as “barking deer”.

Conservation Status

Least Concern

Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $200.

Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!

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