- The brow-antlered deer is found in Keibul Lamjao National Park in Manipur.
- It is largely seen over the floating biomass, locally called “phumdi” in the South Eastern part of Loktak Lake inside the park.
- The park covers an area of 40 km² and the home range of the deer in the park is confined to 15–20 km².
- Phumdi is the most important and unique part of Sangai’s habitat.
- It is the floating mass of entangled vegetation formed by the accumulation of organic debris and biomass with soil.
- Its thickness varies from few centimeters to two meters.
- It floats with 4/5 part under water.
- State animal of Manipur, Schedule-1 of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, Endangered on IUCN Red List.