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SPECIES Budorcas taxicolor

Author:Hodgson, 1850.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 19: 65.
Common Name:Takin
Type Locality:India, Assam, "Mishmi mountains [Mishmi Hills] in the Eastern Himalaya".
Distribution:Bhutan, N Burma, China (Gansu, Sichuan, Shaanxi, SE Tibet, and Yunnan), and NE India (Sikkim and Mishmi Hills).
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Endangered as B. t. taxicolor and B. t. bedfordi, Vulnerable as B. t. tibetana and B. t. whitei.
Comments:Reviewed by Neas and Hoffmann (1987, Mammalian Species, 277).
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SUBSPECIES taxicolor

SUBSPECIES bedfordi

SUBSPECIES tibetana

SUBSPECIES whitei

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