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Nura Tau Argali (Ovis ammon severtzovi)

Photo: Michel Gervais / Nura Tau, Uzbekistan – chapter under construction

Stone’s Sheep (Ovis dalli stonei)

Photo: Leslie Main Johnson / Muncho Lake, British Columbia, Canada – chapter under construction

Dall’s Sheep (Ovis dalli dalli)

Photo: Bürglin – chapter under construction

Tianshan Argali (Ovis ammon karelini)

The Pamir Argali appears to be the most fascinating Argali, with the Tianshan Argali standing in it’s shadow. But this is not justified, particularly since the two phenotypes…

Greater 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…

Tibetan Argali (Ovis hodgsoni)

The Tibetan Argali occupies the major part of the Tibetan Plateau, the largest geographic range for any specific argali type. A white ruff that surrounds the neck of…

Arabian Tahr (Arabitragus jayakari)

Of the three tahrs this species is the smallest. It is more closely related to the Aoudad.

Chartreuse Chamois (Rupicapra r. cartusiana)

The Chartreuse Chamois is seen as a subspecies of the Alpine Chamois. It has a very small and isolated distribution range in the Chartreuse massif at the western…

Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus)

The Mountain Goat is endemic to the mountainous regions of Western Canada and the Northwestern United States. [1]

Chiru (Pantholops hodgsonii)

The Chiru is the only large mammal species endemic to the Tibetan Plateau. Its horns have no age rings, and there is no evidence that they continue to…