Himalayan Tahr (thar)

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Himalayan tahr are in demand by trophy hunters.

Tahr are in demand by trophy hunters for their meat, and the horns and cape (thick lion-like mane) of bulls. Extraction and control of tahr trophies are managed by the Tahr Control Plan (1993).

Photograph: Crown Copyright: Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai, 2014