Name That Animal

This is just for fun and the only rule is:  no researching.  Post your guesses in the comments.  Reading other people’s answers before posting your own gets you sent to the kiddie table is optional.  Answer will be posted in the comments tomorrow.



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  1. Karen

     /  November 26, 2015

    Appears to be a hybrid of a goat and a Seal Point Siamese cat.

  2. Judy A

     /  November 26, 2015

    I was thinking some kind of canine…..until I spotted the horns. I’ll have to go get another piece of pecan pie and think about this some more. Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving.

  3. Eucritta

     /  November 27, 2015

    … maybe a serow?

  4. This is a Norwegian Elk-goat, in full winter coat. His name is Merwyn. And he’s pregnant!


    This is a Japanese serow. From Wiki:

    The Japanese serow (Capricornis crispus)is a Japanese goat-antelope, an even-toed ungulate mammal.
    Labelled a “living national treasure of the forest”, the Japanese serow has achieved emblematic status in Japan with national associations. It is seen as a relic species harking back to the formation of the Japanese archipelago as distinct from mainland Asia. In a symbolic gesture in 1973, the Chinese government gifted Japan a giant panda, to which the Japanese government returned two Japanese serow. Municipalities and other regions of Japan have adopted the serow as a local symbol.



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