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67. Chinese water deer: 'A deer with fangs? Sounds more Hammer Horror than Bambi. But fear not: this is no cloven-hoofed bloodsucker, simply an ungulate that evolution forgot.' Read more in 100 Bizarre Animals www.bradtguides.com

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Big Tusks. by Guy on 500px. This is a Chinese water deer aka "vampire deer."

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Chinese Water Deer are peaceful creatures who instead of antlers, have a pair of prominent tusks. They are used for territorial fights with other males during mating season.

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Chinese water deer (male) do not grow antlers but do have tusks.

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The skull of the Chinese Water Deer is one of the most iconic skulls out there. Like many small Asian deer species, it does not have antlers. Instead the males fight each other with their extremely...

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Baby Chinese water deer is cute…- WTF fun facts

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This is Chinese water deer. They don’t have antlers Instead, they have a pair of tusks, and they are also known as Vampire Deer.

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