devouring a whole cow and goat, he took the goat's head and stuck it onto
the bones of the cow's body. On his command, this strange animal came to
life and ran to gaze on the mountainside.
this day, these animals resembling a cross between a gnu and a musk deer
can be found grazing on herbs, shrubs and grass in the north - western
and far north - eastern Bhutan.
primarily forage in early morning and late afternoon hours. During summer
months, they browse in alpine environments on a variety of herbaceous plants
and the deciduous leaves of shrubs and trees. In winter months, takins
feed on the twigs and evergreen leaves of a variety of woody species.