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Northern Mainland Serow Skull measures 11.5 inches or 29cm. Northern Mainland Serow Skull is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in USA. 2-part skull (separate cranium and jaw). Polyurethane cast of an original California Academy of Sciences specimen. Capricornis sumatraensis is the scientific name. Or precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull, or office decor skull.
The Mainland Serow or Capricornis sumatraensis is a goat antelope from tropical and sub-tropical East Asia. The Northern Mainland Serow is a species of goat antelope native to China and Southeast Asia.
The Northern 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 Northern 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 Northern Mainland Serow or Capricornis sumatraensis 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 Northern Mainland Serow or Capricornis sumatraensis 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. The Northern Mainland Serow or Capricornis sumatraensis 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 Northern Mainland Serow or Capricornis sumatraensis gives birth to a single young usually in September or October. The gestation period is about eight months.
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