Tahr, Himalayan

Hemitragus jemlahicus

Summary 2

The Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus) or common tahr is a large ungulate related to the wild goat and the only extant member of the genus Hemitragus. The Himalayan tahr is native to the Himalayas in southern Tibet, northern India, and Nepal. The Himalayan tahr has been introduced as an alien species to New Zealand, parts of South America, and South Africa. Efforts in each of these regions are being made to control the Himalayan tahr population...

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  1. (c) Matěj Baťha, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Zoo_Praha_0717.jpg
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemitragus_jemlahicus

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