The barking deer are omnivorous animals with glossy reddish -brown coat with a grey or
Frontal ridges on the face are well developed as are two slits indicating a frontal gland
The antlers of the male barking deer have a short brow tine at the top and curve inward.
Males have long upper canines that are not always visible.
They have a dog like bark and hence are known as Barking Deer.