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Aoudad (Ammotragus lervia)

The Aoudad is a goat-like caprid from northern Africa. It is a very robust and highly reproductive species.

Cretan Wild Goat (Capra hircus cretica)

It is the smallest of all „wild“ goats [7] and the national emblem of the Mediterranean island of Crete with immense cultural significance. [2]

Chiltan Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus chialtanensis)

This endemic phenotype from Pakistan has been classified as a subspecies of either Wild Goat or Markhor, or it may be a hybrid population between them [16]. Its…

Nura Tau Argali (Ovis ammon severtzovi)

Photo: Michel Gervais / Nura Tau, Uzbekistan – chapter to be compiled  

Stone’s Sheep (Ovis dalli stonei)

Photo: Leslie Main Johnson / Muncho Lake, British Columbia, Canada – chapter remains to be built

Dall’s Sheep (Ovis dalli dalli)

Photo: Ralf Bürglin – chapter remains to be built

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…

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.

Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus)

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