As close as we'll get to unicorns:

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TOP 10

ANIMALS WITH HORNS

By Josie 

December 20, 2022

Animals with horns all belong to

The Bovidae Family 

They're not unicorns, but they're just as magical.

Here's our list of the top ten horned animals!

1. Domesticated Goat

1. Domesticated Goat

Male goats are called Billys, whereas the females are called nannies.

2. Markhor

2. Markhor

The mature male markhor horns reach up to five feet long

3. Saiga

3. Saiga

Their horns are straight and appear carrot-shaped.

Only males have horns.

4. Asian Water Buffalo

4. Asian Water Buffalo

Their horns curve sideways, sometimes even forming a semi-circle.

5. Mouflon

5. Mouflon

Their social status in a group depends on the size of its horns.

6. Ibex

6. Ibex

The Ibex use their horns for sexual selection and territorial defense

7. Bharal

7. Bharal

The Bharal is also known by the name of “Blue sheep.”

8. Addax

8. Addax

They are critically endangered as only 30-90 mature addax are left in the world

9. Greater Kudu

9. Greater Kudu

Horns are used to protect themselves from predators.

10. Scimitar-Horned Oryx

10. Scimitar-Horned Oryx

Their horns are made up of hollow and harsh bones.

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