Taxonomic name: Capricornis crispus
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN)
Wild Range: Japan - shrubland, grassland, forests, and pastures
Longevity in the Wild: Up to 20 years
Diet: Herbivore - trees, shrubs, and bamboo
Size: Approximately 80 cm tall
Weight: 30 - 45 kg
Fun Fact: Japanese serows have noticeable glands below their eyes that they use for scent marking their territories. This can make it look like they are crying!
Find the Zoo's Japanese Serow in the Boreal section.