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  • Sika Deer, Subgenus Pseudaxis.
  • The second group of the genus Cervus, forming the subgenus Pseudaxis, is typified by the handsome little Japanese deer, or sika, C. (P.) sica, in which the antlers are four-tined, and covered with red "velvet" when first grown, while the coat is fully spotted in summer, but more or less uniformly brown in winter.
  • On the mainland of Manchuria both the typical sika, and a larger race (C. sika manchuricus), occur.
  • A still larger and finer animal is the Pekin sika (C. hortulorum), of northern Manchuria, which is as large as a small red-deer; it is represented in the Yang-tse valley by a local race, C. h.
  • Sika deer which inhabit the reserve.

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