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Naitional ainimal o Pakistan
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Bovidae
Subfaimily: Caprinae
Genus: Capra
Species: C. falconeri
Binomial name
Capra falconeri
(Wagner, 1839)

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The markhor (Capra falconeri; Persian/Urdu: مارخور; Pashto: مرغومیmarǧūmay) is a lairge species o wild goat that is foond in northeastren Afghanistan, northren Pakistan (Gilgit-Baltistan an northren Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), some pairts o Indian Jammu an Kashmir, soothren Tajikistan an soothren Uzbekistan. The species is classed bi the IUCN as Endangered, as thare are fewer nor 2,500 mature individuals an the nummers hae continued tae decline bi an estimatit 20% ower twa generations.[1] The markhor is the naitional ainimal o Pakistan.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Valdez, R. (2008). "Capra falconeri". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 5 April 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is regarded as endangered.