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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Caprinae
Genus: Budorcas
Species: B. taxicolor
Binomial name
Budorcas taxicolor
Hodgson, 1850

B. t. bedfordi
B. t. taxicolor
B. t. tibetana
B. t. whitei

The Takin (Budorcas taxicolor) is a goat-antelope found in the Eastern Himalayas, Sikkim, northern Assam, northern Burma, and central and southern China. The takin is the national animal of Bhutan.