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  • Esfahan Mouflon (Ovis gmelini isphahanica)
  • Laristan Mouflon (Ovis gmelini laristanica)
  • Kerman Sheep (Ovis gmelini ssp)
  • Aras Mouflon
  • Armenian Mouflon (Ovis gmelini gmelini)
  • Red Sheep (Ovis gmelini gmelini x Ovis vignei arkal)


  • Afghan Urial (Ovis vignei cycloceros)
  • Transcaspian Urial (Ovis vignei arkal)
  • Blanford Urial (Ovis vignei blanfordi)


  • Persian Desert Ibex (Capra aegagrus ssp.)
  • Bezoar Ibex (Capra aegagrus aegagrus)
  • Sindh Ibex (Capra aegagrus blythi)
Белуджистанский безоаровый козёл (Capra aegagrus blythi)

Sindh Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus blythi)

Capra aegagrus blythi Russian Синдхский дикая козел; English Sindh Wild Goat; German Sindh Wildziege; French Chevre du Sindh; Spanish Cabra del Sindh, Bezoar del Sindh; IUCN Red List Vulnerable   A2cd;   Weinberg, Jdeidi, Masseti, Nader, de Smet and Cuzin 2008; Schedule III Balochistan Wildlife (Protection Preservation, ...
Самец и очень старая самка малого голубого барана, добытые Эрнстом Шефером вблизи Батана, долина Янцзы, провинция Сычуань, Китай. Фото: Эрнст Шефер, 1937

Bezoar Wild Goat (Capra aegagrus aegagrus) including Iranian Desert Bezoar and Introduced Persian Ibex (New Mexico)

Capra aegagrus aegagrus Russian Безоаровый дикая козел в том числе иранскую пустыня безоарового и представил Персидского Козерог (Нью-Мексико); English Bezoar Wild Goat, Desert Bezoar; German Bezoar Wildziege; French Chèvre à bézoard; Spanish Bezoar; Iranian Kal, Takeh, Pāzan; Turkish Dag kecisi IUCN Red List Vulnerable   A2cd;   ...
Самцы закавказского муфлона зимой, Армения. Фото: © Александр Малхазян

Armenian Mouflon (Ovis gmelini gmelinii)

The main populations of the Armenian mouflon live in northwestern and southwestern Iran from the Turkish border to the Talysh Mountains, and, in the south, along the northern section of the Zagros Range to the west of Hamadan and north of Kermanshah. The ...
Самец исфаханского муфлона в природоохранной зоне Камишлу, провинция Исфахан, Иран. Фото: © Хассан Могими

Esfahan Mouflon (Ovis gmelini isphahanica)

The distribution range of Esfahan mouflon is probably restricted to the reserves, protected areas and their respective buffer zones in the vicinity of Esfahan (Kolahqazi Wildlife Refuge & National Park, Tang-e Sayad Protected Area, Qamishlu Wildlife Refuge and possibly Abbas Abad Reserve. The ...
Великолепный самец  ларистанского муфлона в природоохранной зоне Хормод, Иран. Фото: © Сейед Бабак Мусави

Larestan Mouflon (Ovis gmelini laristanica)

The low desert mountains of two southern Iranian provinces (southeastern Fars and central Hormozgan) are home to the Larestan mouflon. The purest Larestan mouflon are found east of the city of Lar in the Hormod Protected Area and its vicinity. The slightly rounded ...
Самец ширазского муфлона, Национальный парк Баму, провинция Фарс/Иран. Фото: © Хассан Могими

Shiraz Mouflon (Ovis gmelini laristanica x Ovis gmelini gmelinii)

The core distribution range of the Shiraz mouflon is situated in a spur of the Zagros Mountains , northeast of the city of Shiraz in Bamou National Park, but also encompasses other mountain ranges and protected areas to the southwest (Arjan-Parishan PA and ...
Самец закаспийского уриала в национальном парке Тандурех, Иран. Фото: © Сейед Бабак Мусави

Transcaspian Urial (Ovis vignei arkal)

The large Iranian Transcaspian urial population occurs in the eastern parts of the Alborz and throughout the Kopet Dagh Mountains along the border with Turkmenistan, as well as in the Heidary, Binalood and Hezr-masied mountain ranges. In southwestern Kazakhstan, northwestern Turkmenistan and northwestern ...
Самцы афганского уриала на границе Ирана и Афганистана. Фото: © Морад Зольфагари

Afghan Urial (Ovis vignei cycloceros)

The present distribution range most likely extends across central Afghanistan. To the east the range extends in the north into Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and into Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa Province. The distribution ranges of the Afghan urial and the Ladakh urial meet or ...
Самец белуджистанского уриала в районе Шах Нурани, Хуздар, Белуджистан/Пакистан. Фото: © МСОП SUSG Пакистан

Baluchi Urial (Ovis vignei blanfordi)

The general distribution range of the Baluchi urial stretches from the southern parts of the Pakistani provinces Sindh (west of the Indus River) and Balochistan. Most likely the range extends all the way into Sistan and Baluchestan Province of Iran. The exact western ...
Группа самцов керманского барана в заповеднике Найбандан, провинция Йезд, Иран. Фото: © Бабак Джурабчан

Kerman Sheep Hybrid (Ovis gmelini laristanica x Ovis vignei blanfordi)

The Kerman sheep,  a hybrid of Larestan mouflon and Baluchi (Blanford’s) urial, occurs east of 55o E in a relatively restricted area with acore in the Rochun Wildlife Refuge and the Khabr National Park southwest of the city of Baft and northeast of ...
Самцы эльбурских баранов, природоохранная зона Хафтад-Гхолех (центрально-восточный Иран). Фото: © Хассан Могхими

Alborz Red Sheep Hybrid (Ovis gmelini gmelinii x Ovis vignei arkal)

The distribution range extends from the eastern through the central Alborz and ends in the west approximately at the Sefid-Rud River in the Manjil Gap. The core ranges are in the provinces of Tehran, Mazandaran, Qazvin, the western third of Semnan and extending ...