The Largest Mammal That No Scientist Has Ever Seen in the Wild
Nature Conservancy - Science
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
In 1992, a joint biological expedition by the Vietnam Ministry of Forestry and the World Wide Fund for Nature conducted a survey in the Annamite Mountains, a global biodiversity hotspot. When a biologist visited a local village to pick up vegetables, he noticed horns hanging in a hunter’s house of an animal he didn’t recognize. One has been seen alive by outside biologists, but it was captured by a hunter and confined to a general’s menagerie.