Himalayan Tahr (thar)

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Himalayan tahr showing characteristic horns.

Both sexes have short horns (males longer and heavier than females) that are flattened sideways and curve sharply backwards. Photo taken in Dortmund Zoo.

Photograph: By frank wouters (originally posted to Flickr as himalaya Thargeit) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons