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in the Chin Hills and is well known in Putao and elsewhere in the Province. Wild buffaloes, once fairly plentiful, are now nearly extinct. The curious serow (Nemorhoedus sumatrensis), in appearance half donkey, half goat1, is not very
Fig. 39. Bison.
common. The Burmans call him taw-seik, jungle goat, taw-my in, jungle horse, or very inaptly ka-ba-kya, precipice tiger2. Serow are goat-antelopes. They generally inhabit heavy cover near rocky and dangerous ground and often
1 Colonel G. H. Evans, C.I.E., C.B.E., V.D.
2 But probably kya does not here mean tiger but has some connection with kya, to fall.