[ UK /mˈɑːkhɐ/ ]
  1. large Himalayan goat with large spiraled horns
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  • The juniper forest of north central Baluchistan is believed to be the most extensive remaining in the world and is home to the distinctive and highly threatened Baluchistan bear and straight-horned markhor. Baluchistan xeric woodlands
  • One is shown hunting, and whereas its prey, the markhor or mountain goat, looks as craggy as the rocks it lives in, the snow leopard looks like an enormous kitten with butter-soft paws but with fantastic strength and lightning speed.
  • The degradation of the substantial vegetative covering has caused migration to markhor and wild goat that has disturbed the food chain for the elusive snow leopard forcing him to migrate to some other habitats. Climate Vigil Rally Chitral, Pakistan
  • The Indus River dolphin, the Baluchistan bear, the Suleiman markhor, Hotson's long-tailed hamster, and the Central Asian cobra are classified as endangered. Baluchistan xeric woodlands
  • The markhor goat of Afghanistan climbs trees as high as 25 feet to eat leaves from trees.
  • The flare horned markhor, sarmantier (Vormela peregusna), hyena, wolf, and leopard are also threatened in this ecoregion. Sulaiman Range alpine meadows
  • The Suleiman markhor, Afghan urial, and Ladahk urial are listed as endangered, and the Chiltan wild goat is indicated as critically endangered on IUCN's Red List of threatened animals database. Sulaiman Range alpine meadows
  • Birmogh Lasht marks the fringes of Chitral Gol National Park, home to markhor, bears, wolves and a handful of elusive snow leopards.
  • In the 1950s the population of Chiltan markhor used to exceed 1,200. East Afghan montane conifer forests
  • In Pakistan's northern uplands, it is not uncommon to find hybrids between domestic goats and the mountain goat known as "markhor" (Capra falconeri). 1 Microcattle
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