Marco Polo's sheep


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Noun1.Marco Polo's sheep - Asiatic wild sheep with exceptionally large hornsMarco Polo's sheep - Asiatic wild sheep with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali (or Ovis ammon)
genus Ovis, Ovis - sheep
wild sheep - undomesticated sheep
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Astore markhor (Capra falconeri falconeri) blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) Ladakh urial (Ovis vignei) Marco Polo's sheep (Ovis ammon polii) Himalayan musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster) Himalayan ibex (Capra ibex sibirica) woolly flying squirrel (Eupetaurus cinereus) and Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) are key mammals (Roberts 1977; Schaller 2008; Ablimit et al.
Marco Polo's sheep (Ovis ammon polii) is the largest subspecies of Argali sheep found in China Tajikistan Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Marco Polo's sheep (Ovis ammon polii): Marco Polo sheep (Ovis ammon polii) an icon of Asia's highland pastures is one of the nine Argali subspecies whose long winding horns greatly intrigued Marco Polo in 1273 and has been a cherished trophy of foreign hunters.