Rhineland-Palatinate: the hunt for the Chinese Muntjak – German hunting newspaper

12. December 2018 178






    In Rhineland-Palatinate, the emerging Chinese Muntjak in the wild is to be removed.

    This provides for a disposal of the Mainz Ministry of the environment, the circles, the immediate elimination of nine country and two cities orders. Hunting guardians are authorized, by shooting killed animals to acquire. For the breeding necessary for parent animals may not be hunted, the animal protection accordingly.

    The Muntjak is a small breed with a short, forked antlers, and elongated canines. The original home is China. The EU has declared invasive species to be eliminated.


    Muntjac apply within the EU as an invasive species (photo: Svenja Spöth)