Tuesday, January 10, 2017

ZooWeird 41

A doggerel series about odd or little-known animals.

It's been more than 60 years after the last confirmed sighting of the Kashmir musk deer in Afganistan, a strange deer with vampire-like fangs native to Afghanistan, Republic of India, and Pakistan. Now, a new study appearing in the latest edition of the journal Oryx reveals that the Kashmir musk deer (Moschus cupreus) still persists in the rugged forested slopes of northeast Afghanistan. The research was led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), which confirmed the species’ presence during recent surveys. (All animal info from

A deer who’s got some vampire fangs!
What’s next? A werewolf wearing bangs?

I wonder if that buck named John
Will get the hots for Bella Swan?

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