American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Lepcha [script?] (sÄƒ-ro, “long-haired Tibetan goat") [script?]
Serow Sentence Examples
Next come the Rupicaprinae, which include several genera of mountain-dwelling ruminants, typified by the European chamois (Rupicapra); the other genera being the Asiatic serow, goral and takin, and the North American Rocky Mountain goat.
In the structure of its horns the North American white Rocky Mountain goat (Oreamnus) is very like a serow, from which it differs by its extremely short cannon-bones.
Three very characteristic ruminants, having some affinities with goats, inhabit the Himalaya; these are the " serow " (Nemorhaedus), " goral " (Cemas) and " tahr " (Hemitragus), the last-named ranging to rather high elevations.
It is also the habitat of the endangered snow leopard, the serow and rare Himalayan musk deer.