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Sumatran Serow Capricornis sumatraensis
2012-09-03 07:26:40

The Sumatran serow (Capricornis sumatraensis) is a goat-antelope that is also known as the southern serow. It can be found on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia and in Thai-Malay Peninsula. It prefers a habitat within native primary or secondary forests near mountains. It is thought that this species holds seasonal ranges. It feeds during the morning and evenings, resting under overhanging...

Gray Goral
2007-08-23 02:42:54

The Gray Goral (Nemorhaedus goral), is a small, rough-haired ruminant native to the Himalayas. It is found in the forests of the Himalayas, usually between 3280 and 13120 feet in elevation. During the day they can be found resting on a rocky ledge and sometimes they will be found in groups of 4 to 12 individuals occupying an area of around 100 acres. They are classified by the IUCN as low risk...

Taiwan Serow
2007-07-17 11:37:21

The Taiwan Serow (Capricornis swinhoei), is a small bovid that lives on Taiwan Island. They are found in mountainous areas at elevations from 650 feet to as high as 3280 feet or even higher. It is the only native bovid of Taiwan. They are usually active at dawn and twilight. They feed on a variety of wild plants. They are solitary and very territorial. They are very agile on rock surface....

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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