The urial (Ovis orientalis vignei), also known as the arkars or shapo, is a
subspecies group of the wild sheep Ovis orientalis. Noticeable features are the ...
Transcaspian urials live in open rolling terrain where these wild sheep feed
primarily on grass. Rut or breeding season occurs in the autumn and lambs are
Jan 26, 2010 ... Urial (Ovis orientalis), medium-size, rather stout-bodied wild sheep, distributed
from northwest India and Ladakh to southwest Russia, ...
an upland wild sheep (Ovis vignei) of southern and central Asia which is reddish
brown and the males of which have a beard from the neck to the chest.
Taxonomic Notes: The Domestic Sheep and its wild ancestor the Urial are treated
here as separate species (following inter alia Shackleton 1997), called Ovis ...
Urial sheep are widely distributed in Asia minor. They are found from
southwestern Kazakhstan through Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan,
A large, bright-colored, very handsome urial. Adult rams have a white bib and a
long, white neck ruff; immature males have a smaller, dark neck ruff. Upper parts
The urial and the related mouflon are regarded as different subspecies groups of
Ovis orientalis, but in the past have been classified as separate species.
Afghan Urial (Pakistan). Hunting the Afghan Urial and the Markhor can be
combined in Torghar region. The Afghan Urial, with horns between 28Š and 34Š,
The Urial (Ovis vignei) is a wild sheep subspecies which is found in central Asia
from the north of Iran to the west of Kazakhstan, and even in Ladakh, they're ...