Japanese serow

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The Japanese serow is a mammal that lives in Japan.

Appearance[change | change source]

Adult Japanese serow stand about 81 centimetres (32 in) tall and weigh 30–45 kilograms (66–99 lb). They are black to whitish, and colouring lightens in summer.

Living Areas[change | change source]

They live in dense woodland in Japan, primarily in northern and central Honshu and are found in dense mountain forests.They live in open grassland and forests at an elevation of about 1,000 metres (3,300 ft), and uses caves to rest in.

Food and water[change | change source]

They eat leaves, shoots, and acorns.

Threats[change | change source]

It is infectious disease.For example,it is Genus Parapoxvirus.

Reproduciton[change | change source]

Capricornis crispus is socially monogamous.

Relationship with humans[change | change source]

The animal is seen as a national symbol of Japan and protected in conservation areas.