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Bharal (Pseudois nayaur)

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…

Helan Shan Bharal* (Pseudois nayaur ssp)

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…

Pamir Plateau Bharal* (Pseudois nayaur ssp)

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…

Flare-horned Markhor (Capra falconeri falconeri)

Find listed below a series of Flare-horned Markhor photos.

Bukhara Markhor (Capra falconeri heptneri)

Find listed below a series of Bukhara Markhor photos that show physical features and the animal in its habitat.

Tibetan Bharal (Pseudois nayaur nayaur)

Find listed below a series of Tibetan Bharal photos that show physical features and the animal in its habitat.

Chinese Bharal (Pseudois nayaur szechuanensis)

Find listed below a series of Chinese Bharal photos that show physical features, the animal in its habitat and more.

Iberian Ibex (Capra pyrenaica)

The Iberian Ibex is the most westerly form of the genus Capra [8]. Once there have been four subspecies. Only two are extant today.

Portuguese Ibex (Capra pyrenaica lusitanica)

The Portuguese ibex (Capra pyrenaica lusitanica) is an extinct subspecies of the Iberian Ibex. It was still numerous until 1800.

Pyrenean Ibex (Capra pyrenaica pyrenaica)

The Pyrenean Ibex is an extinct subspecies of the Iberian Ibex, which died out in 2000.  „Pyrenean Ibexes“  found today are introduced (2014) Victoria Ibex.