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A wild sheep (Ovis vignei syn. O. orientalis subsp. vignei), of Central and South Asia, having a reddish-brown coat and long, curved horns in the male.

[Western dialectal Punjabi huṛeāl (eastern Punjabi huṛiār), from Prakrit huḍa-, ram, from Sanskrit huḍaḥ, of unknown origin.]


(Animals) a variant spelling of oorial


(ˈʊər i əl)

a wild sheep, Ovis orientalis, of S Asia.
[1885–90; < Punjabi hureāl]
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Noun1.urial - bearded reddish sheep of southern Asiaurial - bearded reddish sheep of southern Asia
genus Ovis, Ovis - sheep
wild sheep - undomesticated sheep
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LAHORE -- Director General (DG) Wildlife and Parks Khalid Ayaz Khan has called upon the community and the department for an active role to save Urial from extinction.
He expressed these views while speaking at Urial Community Based Organizations convention at Kallar Kahar.
While speaking at Urial CBOs convention at Kallar Kahar DG Wildlife and Parks said that protection and safety of Urialand to prevent poaching, CBOs are fully authorized to take action against illegal hunters and Wildlife Department is providing full cooperation and assistance to the CBOs in this regard.
This will ensure population stability of a number of threatened species, including Houbara bustard, Caracal, Goitered gazelle, Ustyurt urial and the Saiga antelope.
1993) ("hides and horns of Punjab urial (wild sheep) and a Chinkara gazelle"); United States v.
The main threat to the species is the loss of their primary food--jebeer gazelle, goitered gazelle, urial sheep and wild goat--due to poaching and grazing competition from domestic livestock.
The Torghar conservation project: management of the livestock, Suleiman markhor (Capra falconeri) and Afghan urial (Ovis orientalis) in the Torghar Hills, Pakistan.
Wildlife Conservation Society staff Christopher Shank and Ayub Alavi discovered the massive arch in late 2010 in the course of surveying the northern edge of the Bamyan plateau for wildlife (the landscape is home to ibex and urial wild sheep) and visiting local communities.
The park will provide undisturbed, natural habitat to Chinkara, Urial Chukar Patridgem, Grey Patridge, Hare, Fox, Monitor Lizard etc.
The last time I used this rifle was in Pakistan early in 2009, and I made a couple of really fancy shots with it, one on the small-bodied Blanford Urial sheep, another on the very small Kenion gazelle.
under the assumption of decreasing returns to internal capital and entreprene urial work, the optimal employment of these two factors must decline in response to corporate taxation based on earnings.
Caracul, Dorset, Urial, Mufflon and Jacobs are types of what?