|Stuffed specimen at the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo|
|Range of the argali subspecies|
Capra ammon Linnaeus, 1758
It is the biggest wild sheep. It stands as high as 120 cm. It weights as much as 140 kg. The Pamir argali (also called Marco Polo sheep, for they were first described by that traveller) may be more than 6 feet in length. It is globally endangered.
References[change | change source]
- "The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2019-12-12.
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