|Stuffed specimen at the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo|
|Range of the argali subspecies|
Capra ammon Linnaeus, 1758
The argali is the biggest wild sheep. It can be up to 120 centimetres tall, and can weigh as much as 140 kilograms. The Pamir argali, also called the Marco Polo sheep, may be more than 6 feet in length. They were discovered by the explorer Marco Polo. The Pamir argali 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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