Photo of a takin, the national animal of Bhutan

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The takin.

The takin, described as having the head of a goat, the nose of a moose and the body of a cow, is the national animal of Bhutan.

—RONALD S. COOPERMAN, Los Angeles, CA

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The takin.

The takin, described as having the head of a goat, the nose of a moose and the body of a cow, is the national animal of Bhutan.

—RONALD S. COOPERMAN, Los Angeles, CA