Latin Name : Rusa unicolor. Below is the recorded population density of Sambar in various protected areas of India. Any of you know of a ranch in Texas with a good breeding population of Sambar Deer available for hunting? Perera said it’s important to monitor the sambar population at Horton Plains as the deer is a flagship species and important in developing conservation plans. Sambars can survive 20 years in the wild, but in captivity, they do much better. Sambar deer also appear to be a favored animal of wealthy eccentrics. Each year about 130 permits are offered for the three day hunt. The deer population in Victoria is estimated to be as high as 1 million, with sightings becoming common across the state. Younger deer have smaller antlers, while larger deer have larger antlers. Common Name : Sambar Deer. There are currently 7 subspecies of Sambars on record. Sambars are one of the all-time largest deer in existence! It was first described from introduced populations in Guam and the Marianas Islands, hence the specific name. A Sambar Deer can survive 26 years in a captive habitat. Interesting Facts About the Sambar. Sambar is the most widespread deer in Southeastern Asia and is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List. Local Name : Rusa Sambar The Philippine deer (Rusa marianna) (Filipino: Usa; Waray: Bugsok), also known as the Philippine sambar or Philippine brown deer, is a vulnerable deer species endemic to the Philippines. There is a herd living free near the Hearst Castle in California, introduced there by the media magnate. According to the University of Michigan (Museum of Zoology) the Population of Sambar Deer in India In India, large population of Sambar deer can be found in well-secured protected areas rather in the outer areas. This species of deer has a number of behaviors and traits to help them survive. It is the sole member of the genus Boselaphus and was described by Peter Simon Pallas in 1766. This maintains a sambar deer population of 70–100 individuals. Sambar Deer (Rusa unicolor) Sambar (now Rusa unicolor – previously Cervus unicolor) inhabit eastern Victoria and southern New South Wales and comprise the most important herd in the world outside of their native countries where the available habitat is diminishing daily outside of pro- tected areas and where their IUCN status is listed as Vulnerable. Despite the population rises that occur in post-logging forest, there is no evidence that Sambar can survive landscape-level conversion to exotic plantations or other non-forest land-uses. Types Of Sambar Deer. The nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) (/ ˈ n ɪ l ˌ É¡ aɪ /, literally meaning "blue bull") is the largest Asian antelope and is ubiquitous across the northern Indian subcontinent. Rusa deer are about the size of axis deer. 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