Scientific name: Muntiacus reevesi
The Muntjac Deer was introduced into the UK from China in the 20th century. It has gained a stronghold in South East England, where it can cause damage to our woods through browsing.
Shoulder height: 45-52cm
Average lifespan: 10-13 years
Invasive, non-native species. Protected in the UK under the Deer Act 1991.