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The Bharal – formerly known as Blue Sheep – is a goat-like caprid. It is designed for living in precipitous and rocky terrain and may well be one…
A small population in the Helan Shan (Helan Mountains, Ningxia Province, China) at the northeastern end of the distribution area of the Bharal is believed to belong to a new, yet…
The Pamir Plateau Bharal is a putative subspecies of the Greater Bharal. It occurs at the western edge of the Bharal’s distribution range. Tan et al. (2017) mention…
Find listed below a series of Flare-horned Markhor photos.
Find listed below a series of Bukhara Markhor photos that show physical features and the animal in its habitat.
Find listed below a series of Tibetan Bharal photos that show physical features and the animal in its habitat.
Find listed below a series of Chinese Bharal photos that show physical features, the animal in its habitat and more.
Around the world natives have carved portrayals of wild sheep and goats on rock surfaces. Being thousands of kilometres apart, it is amazing how they resemble each other.
The Iberian Ibex is the most westerly form of the genus Capra . Once there have been four subspecies. Only two are extant today.
The Portuguese ibex (Capra pyrenaica lusitanica) is an extinct subspecies of the Iberian Ibex. It was still numerous until 1800.