What Is a Mouse Deer?

The mouse deer is closer in size to a mouse than to a deer, but it’s actually a deer!

This tiny resident of Southeast Asia has the shape and all the markings of an ordinary deer, but it rarely grows more than one foot high.

Imagine a full-grown deer that you can hold in the palms of your hands!

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Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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