Budorcas taxicolor


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Synonyms for Budorcas taxicolor

large heavily built goat antelope of eastern Himalayan area

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Particularly, the affected area is within a global hotspot for biodiversity conservation, where many endangered animals are concentrated, such as the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), the golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana), and the takin (Budorcas taxicolor) (Wang et al., 2008).
In January 2009, in the nature reserve in Qinling Mountains, China, hygromas were found on the knees, stifles, hocks, haunches, and bursae between the nuchal ligament and the primary thoracic spines of 10 free-ranging takins (Budorcas taxicolor).
Wild sheep, unusual goats such as the blue-tinted markhor and cow-sized takin (Budorcas taxicolor), ibex and gazelles (Gazella picticaudata) can all be found in Tibet.
Solitary individuals are very common for ungulates species such as the wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) (Komers et al., 1993), European bison (Bison bonasus) (Krasin'ski and Krasin'ska, 1992), golden takin (Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi) (Yuan et al., 1990; Zeng and Song, 1999), Argali sheep (Ovis ammon) (Yu et al., 2000), and Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii) (Lian et al., 2005).