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Barbary sheep, aoudad (Ammotragus lervia)
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Barbary sheep, aoudad (Ammotragus lervia)

Mähnenschaf (Barbary Sheep) (Ammotragus lervia) im Tiergarten Nürnberg.
Aufgenommen im März 2005,

Mit freundlicher Genemigung durch den Tiergarten Nürnberg zur Verfügung gestellt.


The Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia) is a species of caprid (goat-antelope) native to rocky mountains in North Africa. Six subspecies have been described. Although it is rare in its native North Africa, it has been introduced to North America, southern Europe, and elsewhere. It is also known as aoudad, waddan, arui, and arruis.
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Caprinae
Genus: Ammotragus
Species: Ammotragus lervia (Pallas, 1777)
Synonyms: Antilope lervia, Capra lervia

Scientific Name: Ammotragus lervia (Pallas, 1777)
Common Names:
English – Aoudad, Uaddan, Barbary Sheep
French – Mouflon À Manchettes

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