Musk deer Moschus cupreus persist in the eastern forests of Afghanistan

@article{Ostrowski2014MuskDM,
  title={Musk deer Moschus cupreus persist in the eastern forests of Afghanistan},
  author={Stephane Ostrowski and Haqiq Rahmani and Jan Mohammad Ali and Rita Ali and Peter Zahler},
  journal={Oryx},
  year={2014},
  volume={50},
  pages={323 - 328}
}
Abstract Nuristan province, in north-east Afghanistan, holds a significant portion of the country's remaining forests, but because of the inaccessible terrain and the recent history of poor security little is known about the wildlife inhabiting these forests. We conducted transect surveys in central Nuristan and confirmed the presence of musk deer Moschus cupreus > 60 years after the last documented observation of the species in Afghanistan. We found that, in summer, musk deer inhabit remote… 
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