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Himalayan Thar

Hemitragus jemlahicus

Description:

The Himalayan Tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus) (or Himalayan Thar) or Common Thar is a large ungulate related to the wild goat. It was first identified by Charles Hamilton Smith and included in Cuvier's Animal Kingdom, 1827, etc.

Habitat:

Its native habitat is in the rugged wooded hills and mountain slopes of the Himalaya from Central Asia in northern Kashmir to China. They spend the summers grazing in high pastures, then come down the mountains and form mixed-sex herds in the winter.

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Bunan
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Bunan

Sikkim, India

Spotted on Dec 2, 2009
Submitted on Apr 2, 2011

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