Grass mud horse

Grass mud horse
Vicunacrop.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Order:
Family:
Genus:
Coiucamelus
Species:
C. caonima
Binomial name
Coiucamelus caonima
De Vigny, 1782

The grass mud horse (Coiucamelus caonima), also known as the caonima (草泥馬) or caunima (ཅྭ་ནི་མཱ་) after its Xiaodongese and Kroraini names respectively, is a wild camelid which lives in high alpine regions of south-central Coius. Despite its name, the grass mud horse is not related to equids, but is instead a member of the camelid family.

Description

Distribution and habitat

Behaviour and ecology

Reproduction

Conservation status

References