Definition of swamp deer in English:

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swamp deer


A deer that inhabits swamps and grassy plains in India and Nepal. Also called barasingha.
  • Cervus duvaucelli, family Cervidae.
Example sentences
  • ‘Illegal trapping and killing of wildlife in Manas has already taken a toll on larger mammals, such as the rhinoceros, tiger, swamp deer, and hog deer,’ said Narayan.
  • Enclosures of the hyena, the black buck, the swamp deer, the sambar, the hog deer and the cape buffalo have been repaired and improved.
  • The need for protection of the Sundarbans is highlighted by the record of past local mammalian extinctions, including the wild buffalo, the swamp deer and the hog deer.

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