Category: Takins (Budorcas sp.)
The Takins (Budorcas taxicolor) – sometimes also called „cattle chamois“ or „gnu goat“ are four caprinae members found in the Eastern Himalayas, at the eastern margin of the…
The Golden Takin has the most spectacular pelage colour of all four Takin subspecies. It is the neighbour of the Sichuan Takin to the east.
The Sichuan Takin is the neighbour of the Golden Takin to the west. Blotches of grey appear on its otherwise golden yellow pelage.
The Bhutan Takin is the westernmost occurring Takin subspecies. It is similar to the Mishmi Takin.
The Mishmi Takin is one of four subspecies of Budorcas – the „ox-gazelle“. The species name taxicolor refers to the coat colour of the American Badger (Taxidea taxus)….