Descriptions and articles about the Aoudad, scientifically known as Ammotragus lervia in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Brief Summary; Distribu. Herd, Ammotragus lervia (aoudad or Barbary sheep); herd in the shade of a holm oak (Quercus ilex). Private game reserve, Spain. June, Taxonomy. Class, Mammalia. Order, Artiodactyla. Family, Bovidae. Scientific name, Ammotragus lervia. Author, Pallas Standard reference, Wilson, D.E. .

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Pelea Grey rhebok P. Continental climate with dry winter Warm average temp. In an indeterminate number of animals escaped from two hunting reserves in the province of Alicante north of Murciaoriginating a new wild population Cassinello et al. The University of Chicago Press, Barbary sheep at Tierpark HagenbeckHamburg, Germany. Another stock of animals was later released in a state game refuge near the north end of the Canadian River gorge.

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Economic Impact Top of page The presence of A. The coat is short and bristly, generally rufous-tawny on the upper parts. Ammotragus lervia aoudad or Barbary sheep ; adult female, with calf. Help us share the wonders of the natural world.


Barbary sheep have been found feeding on winter wheat crops in Texas Mammals of Texas – Online Edition, Also, shepherds claim that their presence affects the availability of good pastures for their livestock. The bucks are considerably larger and heavier than the ewes. This species is featured in: Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Geographic Range Barbary sheepalso called auodads, originated in the hills of the Sahara and have inhabited all the major mountains of North Africa.

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There have also been reports of it being intentionally released into the wild. Ammotragus lervia lervoa Facebook. Several reports indicated that animals moved to neighbouring localities. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Wild sheep and goats and their relatives: Version 01 September temporary. Biogeographic Regions nearctic introduced palearctic introduced ethiopian native Habitat Ammotragus lervia is endemic to the mountains of Northern Africa.

Ammotragus lervia

Status and distribution of Barbary sheep in the southwest United States. Indian spotted chevrotain M. However, if it occupies an empty niche, as a large herbivore, it might help promote vegetation layer heterogeneity and, thus, biodiversity, particularly in arid and semi-arid regions San Miguel, Mammalian Species Probably extinct in the western Sahara.


Lindsey Amotragus – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. The presence of A. Bates’s pygmy antelope N. Mekonlaou M, Daboulaye BY, Nearctic living in the Nearctic biogeographic province, the northern part of the New World. Bubalus Water buffalo B. Desert Bighorn Council Transactions, More stable numbers of A.

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Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Articles with unsourced statements from November Articles with unsourced statements from February Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of Vulnerable C1.

Share this image — Hide sharing options. Upper parts and the outer parts of the legs are a uniform reddish brown or grayish brown. No specific studies have been carried on the predation of A.