Axis deer



an Asian deer, Cervus (Axis) axis, of India and Sri Lanka, having a reddish-brown coat spotted with white.
Historical Examples

It has been occasionally recorded in an axis deer, and in another species, Cariacus superciliaris.
The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard

In the trees were found the south Asiatic and north African monkeys; and in the forests the axis deer, now restricted to Asia.
Men of the Old Stone Age Henry Fairfield Osborn

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