Markhor-National Animal of Pakistan

Markhor (Capra falconeri) is the National Animal of Pakistan. It's a species of wild goat in genes Capra, subfamily Caprinae, family Bovidae. It's a high altitude mountain goat, found between 600-3,600 meters in elevation. In Pakistan it's found in Gilgit-Baltistan, Hunza-Nagar Valley, northern and central Pakistan, and Azad Kashmir. It spends summer at higher altitudes than winter. In the winter months it moved down from high altitudes to lower altitudes to avoid extrems cold.
Markhors are active during daylight and twilight. They are lively and quick and can easily climb and jump over rocky landscape. Males are generally found singles while females gather into group of up to 9. The number of mature Markhors is less than 2,50 and is grouped as endangered species by International Union For Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Markhor-National Animal of Pakistan (Model)

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