Turkmenian Markhor

These wild goats are also known as "Screw-horn goats" due to their impressive horn structure. Male markhor can grow horns up to 160 cm in length!

Taxonomic name: Capra falconeri

Type: Mammal

Conservation Status: Near Threatened (IUCN)

Wild Range: Mountainous terrain of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

Diet: Grasses in summer months; browse leaves and branches in the winter months

Longevity: 12 - 13 years

Size: 65 - 115 cm tall at the shoulder

Weight: Males: 80 -110 kg, Females: 32 - 40 kg