Northern Mainland Serow Skull Replica

Northern Mainland Serow Skull Replica


SKU: CA07569


Northern Mainland Serow Skull Replica measures 11.5 inches or 29cm. The Northern Mainland Serow Skull Replica is Museum quality Polyurethane cast made in USA. Polyurethane cast of an original California Academy of Sciences specimen. The Mainland Serow is a goat antelope from tropical and sub-tropical East Asia. The Mainland Serow is a species of goat antelope native to China and Southeast Asia.

The mainland serow possesses guard hairs on its coat that are bristly and cover the layer of fur closest to its skin. The animal has a mane that runs from the horns to the middle of the dorsal aspect of the animal between the scapulae covering the skin. The horns are only characteristic of the males and are light-colored, approximately six inches in length, and curve slightly towards the animal’s back. The mainland serow is quite large and has been known to grow to be six feet long and three feet high at the shoulder, and an adult typically weighs over 150 kg. The Mainland Serow inhabits steep, rugged hills. It prefers rocky terrain but is also found in forests and flat areas. It is able to swim to small offshore islands. This species has a moderate level of tolerance to human disturbance, and could persist well in habitat fragments and secondary forests. The mainland serow is territorial and lives alone or in small groups.

It usually stays in a very small area of only a few square miles where it grazes on grass, shoots and leaves from along beaten paths. It marks its territory with droppings and markings. It is most active at dawn and dusk, and spends the rest of the day in thick vegetation resting. The mainland serow gives birth to a single young usually in September or October. The gestation period is about eight months.

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 11.5 in
Northern Mainland Serow Facts:

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Caprinae
Genus: Capricornis
Species: C. milneedwardsii
Binomial name: Capricornis milneedwardsii
Conservation status: Near Threatened – A near-threatened species is a species which has been categorized as "Near Threatened" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as that may be considered threatened with extinction in the near future.


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