mouflon

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Related to Ovis orientalis: Muflon, Ovis gmelini, European Mouflon

mouflon:

see sheepsheep,
common name for many species of wild and domesticated ruminant mammals of the genus Ovis of the Bovidae, or cattle, family. The male is called a ram (if castrated it is a wether), the female is called a ewe, and their offspring is a lamb.
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On the behavior of Punjab urial (Ovis orientalis punjabiensis).
The status of Ladakh urial (Ovis orientalis vignei) in Ladakh, India.
Estudios mas avanzados efectuados en Italia permitieron reproducir a otra especie de borrego silvestre: el muflon (Ovis orientalis musimon) mediante la clonacion por transferencia nuclear y en Estados Unidos se hicieron intentos para reproducir Ovis argali con la misma biotecnologia (Loi et al.
Herds of rare wild mouflon sheep, Ovis orientalis musimon, are shrinking on their native Mediterranean islands of Sardinia, Corsica, and Cyprus.
Behaviour and biology of Ovis orientalis (Urial) in Kotal Wildlife Park and Borraka Wildlife Sanctuary in Kohat.
The endemic Cyprus mouflon, ovis orientalis, has lived on the island for more than 8,000 years.