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S. Korea’s Water Deer Protected Internationally, Hunted Domestically

S. Korea’s Water Deer Protected Internationally, Hunted Domestically

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – With a natural habitat limited to east-central China and Korea, the water deer, named for its affinity for water, carries out an uncertain existence.  Despite a listing of ‘Vulnerable’ by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in South Korea the animal is thriving due to the extinction [...]