IUCN Red List: Vulnerable
Siberian Musk Deer occur in China, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mongolia and Russia. The numbers decrease. The main threat is illegal hunting for musk. Additional threats are posed by human disturbance and habitat fragmentation.
■ Included in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species since 1994, listed as Vulnerable since 1996.
■ Listed in Appendix II of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Artiodactyla – even-toed ungulates
■ Family Moschidae – musk deer
■ Species Moschus moschiferus – Siberian Musk Deer