Golden Takin

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Fine art illustration of a Golden Takin. The print is hand-signed by the artist and is guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition. The reproduction of this original pen and ink drawing is done on high quality acid-free archival paper. Call 1 800-913-7906 for more information or to order by phone. Click here for shipping info.

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Golden Takin
Golden Takin line art illustration (click image to enlarge)
Golden Takin
Golden Takin full color illustration (click image to enlarge)

Price: $14.95

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Golden Takin Art Print

  • Signed & numbered limited edition
  • Printed on acid-free archival paper
  • Available in 8"x10" or 11"x14"
  • Choose either B&W or Color
  • Affordable quality wildlife artwork
  • Item ships within 1-2 days

A high res digital version of this image may be purchased and downloaded. The artwork may also be licensed for commercial use such as advertising, packaging, displays and other printed materials.

  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Artiodactyla
  • Family: Bovidae
  • Genus: Budorcas
  • Species: B. taxicolor bedfordi

Artist's notes:

The Golden Takin was completed on 9.4.2014. I'm putting together a collage of some of the more endangered wildlife of Asia, specifically China. I was struck by the anatomy of these wonderful ungulates, and knew that they would have to be part of the collage. I found a great reference photo by A.J. Haverkamp (check out his Flickr Photostream) who allowed me to create this drawing based on it. I tend to want to show the goats with young so I dropped in the baby Takin.

Information about the Golden Takin:

The Golden Takin is an endangered goat-antelope native to the Peoples Republic of China & Bhutan. Takins are adapted to staying warm and dry during winters in the Himalayan Mountain regions they inhabit. A thick, secondary coat is grown to keep out the cold. Their large, moose-like snout has large sinus cavities that warm up the air a takin inhales which prevents the loss of body heat by breathing. Although they have no skin glands, their skin secretes an oily substance that provides a water barrier that protects takins from the elements. They are around the same size as a cow and are very aggressive. Its skin is also said to be the source of the legend of the Golden Fleece.

Golden Takin Decal

Golden Takin Art decal
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  • Available in sizes from 6" up to 60"
  • Made of tough, tear resistant, silk-like cloth
  • Re-usable and repositionable
  • Will not leave a mark or damage walls

Golden Takin Art T-Shirt $29.95

Golden Takin Art T-Shirt
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  • 100% cotton
  • Hanes Authentic
  • Preshrunk and durable

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