Distribution: southern areas of Yunnan Province, Indochina Peninsula to Kalimantan
The body length of the Lesser Malay Chevrotains is 42-48cm, with a 5-8cm tail. They weigh 1.2-2.5kg and have no horns. The males have sharp upper canines. Being nocturnal animals, they live alone in tropical jungles and feed on tender twigs, leaves and wild fruits. The normal lifespan is 14 years.
They are listed as first grade nationally protected animals.