Astor markhor

Astor markhor

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Capra falconeri falconeri

The Astor markhor or flare-horned markhor is a subspecies of the markhor, native to Kashmir and northern Pakistan. To the west it reaches the easternmost parts of Afghanistan. The range of the Astor markhor is very scattered. At one time considered an "endangered species", conservation efforts have had some success and the largest subpopulation in Pakistan may now exceed 1000 individuals. As a result, the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its status as "near-threatened".

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References

1. Astor markhor Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astor_markhor

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