Nilgiri Tahr in Valparai, Tamilnadu

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The Nilgiri Tahr, an endangered species of mountain goats native to the Western Ghats, is presented in this video taken from Valparai, Tamilnadu state of India. The animal, which belongs to the Bovidae family of Mammalia class, is usually found in the sloping areas of Western Ghats. Short in appearance, the male goat can be identified from its superior size compared with the female. An average adult male weighs between 80 to 100 kilograms with a height of around100 centimetres.

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