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Mishmi Takin
Mishmi Takin
Mishmi Takin
Takins are Goat-antelopes from wooded mountain hillsides of eastern Asia. They are also called Cattle-chamois and Gnu-goats. The goat relationship shows in their rock climbing and other behaviours.
Mishmi Takin
Mishmi Takin
Mishmi Takin
The Mishmi Takin has a darker coat than the Golden and Sichuan subspecies. It is native to northeastern India, Myanmar and part of China.
Mishmi Takin
Mishmi Takin
Mishmi Takin
They live in small, family-related herds; bachelor males may be solitary. All subspecies of Takin have suffered population declines from hunting and habitat loss; Chinese subspecies are particularly endangered.