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Argali Range Map (Central Asia)
Argali Range Map (Central Asia)

Latin Name Ovis ammon
Conservation Status Near Threatened
Location Central Asia
Colour Light to Dark Grey/Brown
Length 1.2 - 1.9 m (3.9 - 6.2 ft)
Tail 9.5 - 17 cm (3.7 - 6.7 inches)
Weight 60 - 185 kgs (132 - 408 lbs)
Life Expectancy 7 - 13 Yrs


Subspecies of the Argali are:

Altai Argali
Ovis ammon ammon

Karaganda Argali
Ovis ammon collium

North China Argali
Ovis ammon jubata

Gobi Argali
Ovis ammon darwini

Tibetan Argali
Ovis ammon hodgsonii

Tian Shan Argali
Ovis ammon karelini

Kara Tau Argali
Ovis ammon nigrimontana

Marco Polo Argali or Pamir Sheep
Ovis ammon polii

Severtzov Argali
Ovis ammon severtzovi

Interesting Facts

Argali are also known as:
Mountain Sheep


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