Nayaur

Na`yaur´


n.1.(Zool.) A specied of wild sheep (Ovis Hodgsonii), native of Nepal and Tibet. It has a dorsal mane and a white ruff beneath the neck.
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2004: Competition between domestic livestock and wild bharal Pseudois nayaur in the Indian Trans-Himalaya.
Habitat segregation between sympatric Tibetan argali Ovis ammon odgsoni and blue sheep Pseudois nayaur in the Indian Trans-Himalaya.
V, Boxmeer, the Netherlands), vaccine strain Morocco/2008 * KC594074 IV Goat (12) China/Tibet Bharal/2008 JX217850 IV Bharal, Pseudois nayaur (18) China/Tibet33/2007 JF939201 IV Goat (19) China/TibetGeg30/2007 FJ905304 IV Goat (19) Turkey/2000 NC006383 IV Sheep (20) * Whole genome sequencing was conducted.
Thus, throughout its wide range, bharal (blue sheep/naur) Pseudois nayaur and Asiatic ibex Capra ibex constitute its preferred and stable, natural diet.
1981: Ecology and habitat utilisation of blue sheep Pseudois nayaur in Nepal.
Although included on any listing of the would's wild sheep, the blue sheep, Psudois nayaur is a psuedo sheep--not of the true sheep Ovis genus.
2004: Habitat segregation between sympatric Tibetan argali Ovis ammon hodgsoni and blue sheep Pseudois nayaur in the Indian Trans-Himalaya.
Winter bed-site selection by blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur ) in Helan Mountains Ningxia China.