bharal


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bharal

(ˈbʌrəl) or

burhel

n
(Animals) a wild Himalayan sheep, Pseudois nayaur, with a bluish-grey coat and round backward-curving horns
[Hindi]
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Home range, activity rhythm and foraging strategy of Bharal (Pseudois nayaur) in Helan Mountain, China.
The horns of the Kuban tur resemble those of a normal ibex, while the Dagestan tur looks more like a bharal, which is why some people think it is a sheep.
2004: Competition between domestic livestock and wild bharal Pseudois nayaur in the Indian Trans-Himalaya.
Complete genome sequence of a peste des petits ruminants virus recovered from wild bharal in Tibet, China.
In addition to the arctic fox, the team also uncovered extinct species of a wooly rhino, three-toed horse, Tibetan bharal (also known as blue sheep), chiru (Tibetan antelope), snow leopard, badger, as well as 23 other mammals.
The organization was contacted back in 2007 when "the market in Russia was just getting used to competition and de-nationalization," recalls Bharal.
They eat bharal sheep with are also hunted by people.
Thus, throughout its wide range, bharal (blue sheep/naur) Pseudois nayaur and Asiatic ibex Capra ibex constitute its preferred and stable, natural diet.
No two animals were exactly alike, though unmistakable as hare or wild goat or chukor, as bharal or marmot, a wild profusion of them.
This big-bodied, long-haired goat, transplanted to such disparate places as New Zealand, South Africa and the United States, is actually no more a true goat than the bharal is a true sheep.
Neighbourhood Pc Bharal Narbad said: 'We had received a number of complaints from residents about children going up and down Broad Street dropping litter, hanging around in groups and generally being rowdy.