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Himalayan Serow : IUCN Status | CITES | Native To

Himalayan Serow:

Himalayan serow was spotted in the Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam. It was spotted close to the border with Bhutan in Manas’s Bansbari-Mathanguri forest.

  • The Himalayan serow is a subspecies of the mainland serow native to the Himalayas.
  • Common name: Himalayan Serow
  • Scientific name: Capricornis sumatraensi thar.
  • Local name: Jingal, Yemu.
  • Description: An appearance of a goat with a long, donkey-like ears, and a habit of standing with forelegs astraddle, make the Serow and ungainly goat antelope. Its coarse coat(long hair longer than the Goral) varies from black to red.
  • IUCN status: Near threatened.
  • It is listed in CITES Appendix I.