Himalayan serow

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Himalayan serow
Himalayan Serow Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary East Sikkim Sikkim India 13.02.2016.jpg
Male Himalayan serow in Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary, Sikkim, India
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Caprinae
Genus: Capricornis
C. s. thar
Binomial name
Capricornis sumatraensis thar
Hodgson, 1831

The Himalayan serow (Capricornis sumatraensis thar) is native to the Himalayas.[1] Since 2019, it is recognised as a subspecies of the mainland serow.[2]


Capricornis sumatraensis is listed in CITES Appendix I.[1]


  1. ^ a b Phan, T.D.; Nijhawan, S.; Li, S. & Xiao, L. (2020). "Capricornis sumatraensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T162916735A162916910.
  2. ^ Mori, E.; Nerva, L. & Lovari, S. (2019). "Reclassification of the serows and gorals: the end of a neverending story?". Mammal Review. 49 (3): 256–262. doi:10.1111/mam.12154.