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The Tajik markhor (Capra falconeri heptneri) can still be found in Shuroobod and in the Darvaz range, but is likely completely extinct in other areas.


The Markhor is considered Near Threatened according to the red list of IUCN


Reports and publications concerning the markhor

Michel et al. 2014: Population status of Heptner’s markhor Capra falconeri heptneri in Tajikistan: challenges for conservation (Article in the Journal Oryx)