First Afghan Fanged Deer Seen in More Than 60 Years

October 31, 2014 7:34 PM

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First Afghan Fanged Deer Seen in More Than 60 Years

A fanged creature not seen in Afghanistan for more than 60 years has been spotted by a research team in the northeast part of the country.

The Kashmir musk deer was last seen in Afghanistan in 1948. But a team headed up by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) reports in the October 22 issue of the journal Oryx that it made five sightings in a range of land that included alpine meadows and steep, rocky outcrops.

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