|Himalayan Goral Nemorhaedus goral|
|Lingmethang Road, Mongar,
The Himalayan Goral is one of four species of goral which are small ungulates of the caprid or goat-antelope sub-family. The Himalayan Goral is found in the foothills of the Himalayas up to about 3,500 metres.
|They are crepuscular and
nocturnal so are not normally active during the day though they
can be seen resting on steep, rocky hillsides often in small
The sub-species found in Bhutan is the nominate sub-species which is called by some authorities Nemorhaedus goral hodgsoni.
|It has small horns and a
black stripe down the middle of its back.
There is more information on Wikipedia and on the IUCN Red List.
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