Red serow

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Red Serow[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Genus: Capricornis
Species: C. rubidus
Binomial name
Capricornis rubidus
David, 1869

The red serow (Capricornis rubidus) is an endangered goat-antelope, thought to be native to northern Burma.[1] It has been considered a subspecies of C. sumatraensis.[1] In the northeastern part of India, the red serow occurs widely in the hills south of the Brahmaputra river.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Grubb, P. (16 November 2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 704. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ "Capricornis sumatraensis ssp. rubidus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2007. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 1996. Retrieved 2008-09-03. 
  3. ^ Choudhury, A.U.(1997). Checklist of the mammals of Assam. Revised 2nd edition. Gibbon Books & Assam Science Technology & Environment Council, Guwahati, India. 103pp.ISBN 81-900866-0-X
  4. ^ Choudhury, A.U. (2003). Status of serow (Capricornis sumatraensis) in Assam. Tigerpaper 30(2): 1-2.