Himalayan Thar – Hemitragus jemlahicus
The Himalayan Thar has a small head with divergent horns, quite thick at the base. Their length varies from male to female, between 35 and 43 centimeters. The tail is short and ears are small and pointed. The dominant coat color is light brown and it has a thick light colored mane on the neck and shoulders. The rest is darker, reddish to brown by sex and age. The hair on the front are more provided for the male. The weight of an adult is between 35 and 80 kg for a total length of 90 to 130 centimeters.
The rut is usually held in the month of December when sexual maturation comes to an end after 2 to 3 years. Gestation is estimated between 180 and 242 days. The female usually gives birth to one or two small, weaning being about 6 months. The life expectancy of an animal is about 15 years.