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Bhutan takin
Bhutan Takin, Jigme Dorji National Park
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Caprinae
Genus: Budorcas
Subgenus:
Species: B. taxicolor
Subspecies: B. t. whitei
Trinomial name
Budorcas taxicolor whitei
Lydekker, 1907

The Bhutan takin (Budorcas taxicolor whitei) is a vulnerable subspecies of Takin native to Bhutan, North Eastern India, Western part of China, and Tibet. The main threats to the Bhutan Takin are hunting and habitat loss.

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