Hippocamelus bisulcus

An international team of 92 scientists and conservationists has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), a UN treaty. The detailed maps of the seasonal movements of herds worldwide will help governments, indigenous people and local communities, planners, and wildlife managers to identify current and future threats to migrations, and advance conservation measures to sustain them in the face of an expanding human footprint.

06 May 2021

A bilateral project funded in the Rio Puelo River Basin of northern Patagonia has confirmed the presence of groups of endangered Huemul or South Andean Deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) in two sites - Lago Azul and Las Horquetas - Los Patos, part of a cross-border population shared by Argentina and Chile.

19 Oct 2020

11 de abril de 2014 - En los frondosos bosques y en las frías montañas del sur de Chile vive un animal poco conocido, el huemul, uno de los ciervos más pequeños del mundo, y el único en peligro de

11 Apr 2014
Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS, South Andean Huemul
IUCN StatusEndangered
Date of entry in Appendix I1997
Geographic range
Countries Argentina, Chile

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Common names
EnglishHuemul, South Andean Deer
FrenchCerf Des Andes Méridionales
Scientific name Hippocamelus bisulcus


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