Formosan Serow

2019-10

Formosan Serow

©Alex Huang

©Alex Huang

Text |Cynthia LaiConsultant|Taiwan Endemic Species Research Institute

The Formosan serow, also known as the Taiwan serow, is Taiwan's only known native bovid. It is widely distributed throughout the island's mountainous regions.
This species is adapted to steep and rugged terrain, where its special hoofs enable it to move freely about rocky slopes and cliffs.

Formosan Serow
Binomial name:Capricornis swinhoei
Family: Bovidae