The Sambar (Rusa unicolor) is a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent, southern China, and Southeast Asia that is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 2008. Populations have declined substantially and continue to decline today. They are listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List.
Texas has a stable but limited population estimated at less than 1,200 animals. Over the last 12 months WildLife Partners and its ranch partners, have put numerous breeding groups in place across the state of Texas.