British Library blogs,The wily Malay mousedeer,10 FEBRUARY 2015 ASIAN AND AFRICAN STUDIES 10 FEBRUARY 2015 ASIAN AND AFRICAN STUDIES Print

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Many cultures celebrate an animal who, while not the largest or strongest, outwits all around him. In Europe this is Reynard the fox; in the Malay world of Southeast Asia it is Sang Kancil the mousedeer (pelanduk). Malay folklore is...

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