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Hemitragus jemlahicus (Himalayan tahr)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus), or the common tahr, is a large ungulate related to the wild goat and the only extant member of the genus Hemitragus.
View Wikipedia Record: Hemitragus jemlahicus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
27
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.16
EDGE Score: 2.51

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  77.60 lbs (35.20 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  4.41 lbs (2.00 kg)
Female Maturity [1]  1 year 6 months
Male Maturity [1]  2 years
Diet [2]  Herbivore
Gestation [1]  6 months 3 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  22 years
Weaning [1]  5 months 1 day

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Eastern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Eastern Himalayan broadleaf forests India, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests Bhutan, India, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Coniferous Forests
Northwestern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows China, Pakistan, India Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Western Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows India, Nepal Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Western Himalayan broadleaf forests India, Pakistan, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests India, Pakistan, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Coniferous Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Great Himalayan National Park II 184040 Himachal Pradesh, India
Mount Everest (Sagarmatha) National Park II 275416 Nepal
Nanda Devi National Park II 161583 Uttaranchal, India  
Quomolangma Nature Preserve 8401583 China      
Tundah Sanctuary IV 26333 Himachal Pradesh, India  
Zhumulangmafeng Nature Reserve 8379398 China      

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Himalaya Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan Yes

Predators

Uncia uncia (Snow leopard)[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Akron Zoological Park
Brisbane's Alma Park Zoo
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Granby Zoo / Zoo de Granby
Helsinki Zoo
Highland Wildlife Park
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Himalayan Nature Park
International Animal Exchange, Inc.
Kishinev Zoopark
Nordens Arkjemlahicus
Olmense Zoo
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zool. Park
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sadjemlahicus
Rome Zoo-Fondazione Bioparco di Roma
San Diego Wild Animal Park
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Tama Zoological Park
Taronga Zoo
Tierpark Hagenbeck GmbH
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Toronto Zoo
Zoo Dortmund
Zoo Dresden GmbH
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Zoo Melaka
Zoo of Antwerpjemlahicus
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoologicka Zahrada Kosice
Zoologicka zahrada Liberec

Range Map

Africa; Australia; Southern Asia;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 3Uncia uncia, Helmet Hemmer, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 20, pp. 1-5 (1972)
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators. Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Conservation International & NatureServe.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011