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SPECIES Pantholops hodgsonii

Author:Abel, 1826.
Citation:Calcutta Gov't Gazette., 68: 234.
Common Name:Chiru
Type Locality:China, Tibet, Kooti Pass in Arrun Valley, Tingri Maiden.
Distribution:China (S Sinkiang, Sichuan, Tibet including Qinghai, Szechwan) and N India (Ladak).
Status:CITES Appendix I; IUCN Endangered. Under severe pressure from hunting.
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