Chevrotains sentence example
The third group is that represented by the chevrotains or mouse-deer, forming the family Tragulidae, with Tragulus in south-eastern Asia and Dorcatherium (or Hyomoschus) Tragullna.
The chevrotains of India and the Malay countries are unrepresented.
The Antilocapridae (prongbuck), whose relationships appear to be rather with the Cervidae than with the Bovidae, are on the other hand apparently a North American group. The chevrotains (Tragulidae), now surviving only in West and Central Africa and tropical Asia, are conversely a purely Old World group.
Deer are likewise numerous, and the peculiar group of chevrotains (Tragulus) is characteristic of the Indian region.Advertisement