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Any of three goatlike mammals of the genus Hemitragus of the Himalayas, southern India, and the Arabian peninsula, having backward-curved horns. Some biologists place the species in three different genera.
There are, however, several more or less transitional forms. Tahr are short-horned goats.
The short-horned Asiatic goats of the genus Hemitragus receive mention in the article Tahr; but it may be added that fossil species of the same genus are known from the Lower Pliocene formations of India, which have also yielded remains of a goat allied to the markhor of the Himalayas.
Nahura), and the markhor and tahr (both wild goats), also inhabit the Himalayas.
TAHR, the native name of a shaggy-haired brown Himalayan wild goat characterized by its short, triangular and sharply keeled horns.