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In M'Clelland, Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1838: p152.
"...Assam, ...base of the Boutan [Bhutan] mountains" [India].
S Himalaya foothills from Uttar Pradesh (India) through Nepal and West Bengal to Assam (India), and south through NW Bangladesh. Since 1951 there have been very few reports from Uttar Pradesh and Assam; see Santapau and Humayun (1960), Mallinson (1971), and Ghose (1978). Presently known distribution summarized by Bell et al. (1990).
Current as of November 16, 2005, please see corresponding Web site reference for most recent status.
US ESA: www.fws.gov/endangered/wildlife.html
CITES – Appendix I; U.S. ESA – Endangered, and IUCN – Endangered.
Robert S. Hoffmann
Andrew T. Smith, 2005.