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Gobi Argali (Ovis ammon darwini)

Find below a series of photos of magnificent Gobi Argali.

Gobi Ibex (Capra sibirica hagenbecki)

Find below a series of photos of magnificent Gobi Ibex

Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)

Bighorn Sheep have big horns indeed. They are bigger compared to Dall’s and Snow Sheep. But the Bighorn does not hold the record for the longest horns.

Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis sierrae)

Sierra Nevada Bighorns have a small population size and are said to be „one of the rarest mammalian taxa in North America“.

Himalayan Tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus)

Find below a series of Himalayan Tahr photos showing physical features, behavioural patterns and the animals in their habitat.

Takins (Budorcas taxicolor)

The Takins (Budorcas taxicolor) – sometimes also called „cattle chamois“ or „gnu goat“ are four caprinae members found in the Eastern Himalayas, at the eastern margin of the…

Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni)

Desert Bighorn Sheep are distributed in the United States and Mexico. Rams often give the impression of having disproportionately large horns. 

Cantabrian Chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica parva)

Rupicapra p. parva is, as its name suggests, much smaller than the other two Southern Chamois subspecies. In fact the Cantabrian Chamois is the smallest of all chamois.

Pyrenean Chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica pyrenaica)

The Pyrenean Chamois is the nominotypical taxon of the Southern Chamois. It is smaller than the Apennine Chamois.

Dwarf Bharal (Pseudois nayaur schaeferi)

The Dwarf Bharal – also known as Dwarf Blue Sheep – is a goat-like caprid. It is much smaller than the Greater Bharal, has differently formed horns and…