Category: Wild sheep (Ovis sp.) Page 1 of 2

Transcaspian Urial (Ovis vignei arkal)

Following below you find a photo catalogue of magnificent Transcaspian Urial.

Bukhara Urial (Ovis vignei bocharensis)

Following below you find a photo catalogue of magnificent Bukhara Urial.

Ladakh Urial (Ovis vignei vignei)

Following below you find a photo catalogue of magnificent Ladakh Urial.  

Laristan Sheep (Ovis vignei laristanica)

Following below you find a photo catalogue of magnificent Laristan Sheep.

Anatolian Sheep (Ovis gmelini gmelinii)

Following below you find a photo catalogue of magnificent Anatolian Sheep  

Afghan Urial (Ovis vignei cycloceros)

If you follow the Biological Species Concept (BSC) – as we do in this chapter – the Afghan Urial is a subspecies of the Urial (Ovis vignei). It can…

Cyprus Mouflon (Ovis gmelini ophion)

The Cyprus Mouflon is endemic to Cyprus and an example of island dwarfism. (9) Shoulder hights of Sardinian and Corsican animals measure on average 5 centimeter more. Armenian…

Snow Sheep (Ovis nivicola)

The snow sheep is an endemit of Russia. It is most closely related to the North American Bighorn Sheep and Dall’s Sheep, with which they are being pooled…

Kamchatka Snow Sheep (O. n. nivicola) Eschscholtz, 1829

The Kamchatka Sheep is probably the most renowned Snow Sheep, but maybe also the most threatened one.

Koryak Snow Sheep (O. n. koriakorum) Chernyavsky, 1962

The Koryak Snow Sheep is somewhat smaller than the Kamchatka race. It occurs north of Kamchatka.