Wildlife and tourism in Tajikistan

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Markhor

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.

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

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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)