Sichuan Takin

Type: Mammal

Conservation Status: Vulnerable (IUCN)

Diet: Bark, herbs, twigs, and a variety of new-growth leaves

Longevity: 16 - 18 years
 
Size: Shoulder height: 1 - 1.4 m, Body Length:1.7 - 2.2 m

Weight: 150 - 350kg

Group Name: Herd

Taxonomic name: Budorcas taxicolor tibetana
 
Fun Fact: In order to conserve body heat in the Himalayan winters, the Sichuan Takin's long nose heats the cold air within their sinus cavities before it gets to their lungs. 

You can find Sichuan Takins in the Zoo's Animals of Asia section. 

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