Takin

Takin

Budorcas taxicolor tibetana

Vital Statistics

Height:

5 - 7.5 feet long

Weight:

Male: up to 880 lbs; Female: up to 550 lbs

Diet:

Mazuri Wild Herbivore, Timothy hay, alfalfa and browse

Conservation:

Status: Vulnerable

Geographic Region

Temperate forests and taiga of the Himalayan Mountains and western China.

At The Zoo

Marco Polo's Adventure Trek

Did You Know?

Takin, like giant pandas, are considered national treasures in China. They are given full protection under Chinese law.