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Character Data
Japanese Name: マーコール
Romanised Name: Mākōru
First Featured in: Kemono Friends (2015 Game)
Animal Data
Scientific Name: Capra falconeri
Distribution: South Asia
Diet: Herbivore
Average Lifespan in the Wild: 10-13 years
Read More: Markhor
Conservation Status: Status iucn3.1 NT.svg.png
Markhor Nexon Game

The Markhor is a type of Bovid Friend that appeared in the original Kemono Friends mobile game.


Similar to the male markhor's corkscrew-like horns, the Friend has two very long grizzled pigtails, tied by light blue rings. She has small, horns-like hairs on the topmost spot, representing the horns of the female markhor. She wears a dress accompanied by a white apron. The dress has a collar with rounded ends at center front, long sleeves with puffed upper sections and roll-up cuffs with blue buttons. She wears a pair of tights and shoes.

In Real Life

Male markhor (Capra falconeri) in captivity at the Augsburg Zoo

The markhor, also known as the screw horn goat, is a large species of wild goat. The markhor is adapted to mountainous terrain between 600 m and 3600 m elevation. The species is typically found in areas with open woodlands, scrublands and light forests. [1]

The markhor maintains a strictly herbivorous diet composed of a variety of grasses in the spring and summer months. During the autumn and winter months, it switches over to eatingleaves, twigs, and shrubs. [2]

The markhor rarely use the high mountain zone above the tree line. Markhor are diurnal, but most active in the early morning and late afternoon. Females are social and travel in herds that contain, on average, 8 to 9 individuals. Herd composition is primarily female, with males temporarily joining during the rutting season. Males are otherwize solitary. [2]

The markhor is prized among trophy hunters and members of the Asian medicine market. They face habitat competition from both domestic livestock and local agriculture. As a result, all populations of feral Capra falconeri have been steadily declining over the past 40 years. The specie is classed as a near threatened species, due to a relatively small population, the absence of a projected total population decline, and relying on ongoing conservation efforts to keep this population level. [1]


Female markhor (Capra falconeri)
  • The markhor is the national animal of Pakistan.
  • Markhor marionettes are used in the Afghan puppet shows known as buz-baz.
  • The common name, markhor, is thought to have either originated from the Persian words “mar” and “khor”, loosely translated as “snake-eater”, or from the Pushto words “mar” and akhur”, translated as “snake-horn”.


1. Michel, S. & Rosen Michel, T. (2015). "Capra falconeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

2. "Capra falconeri" by Nora Cothran. Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan.

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