GORAL

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Naemorhedus griseus arnouxianus

HABITAT:  Rugged, forested mountains, at altitudes up to 13,120 ft, prefer the difficult terrain to avoid predation, found in extreme southeastern Siberia to Burma and western Thailand.

CONSERVATION STATUS: Vulnerable
                                                   

FUN FACT: 

Goral occupy an evolutionary position between goats and sheep, and true antelopes (called goat antelopes) with a goat-like appearance, smell, and climbing ability, but have an oxen or antelope-like muzzle.

Goral are known for their climbing agility, and their ability to gallop along steep slopes with breathtaking speed.

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312 E Finnup Drive

Garden City, KS 67846

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