"Sichuan TAKIN" Top 5 Page for this destination San Diego Zoo Tip by matcrazy1

San Diego Zoo, San Diego: 148 reviews and 221 photos

by matcrazy1

Takin (say Tah-Kin) is one of the least-known and strangest-looking of all hoofed animals with horns and one hardly even seen in zoos.

What do we know is that the takin is not related to bison, buffalo or cattl, despite its oxlike build. Some think itrelated to the American mountain goat, and possibly the last of a line of muskoxen. The takin's horns point up instead of down like the Arctic muskox.

Address: 2920 Zoo Drive
Phone: (619) 234-3153
Website: http://www.sandiegozoo.org

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written May 31, 2003
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“Keep smiling, take it easy :-)”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 1 2
Forum Rank:
0 2 9 8 0

Have you been to San Diego?

  Share Your Travels