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Celestial Empire is inhabited by several subspecies of Argali and Blue Sheep, but the hunting is closed for the foreigners.
Алтайский горный козел (Capra sibirica sibirica), включая экотипы Российского Алтая, Казахского Алтая, Саян, а также интродуцированного азиатского горного козла (Нью-Мексико)

Altai Ibex (Capra sibirica sibirica) including Russian Altai, Irtysh Altai and Sayan Ecotypes, and introduced Asian Ibex (New Mexico)

Capra sibirica sibirica Russian Алтайский горный козел; English Altai Ibex aka Siberian Ibex; German Altai Steinbock; French Bouquetin del Altai; Spanish Íbice del Altai; Chinese 阿尔泰北山羊 ā;ē ěr tài běi shān yang; 西伯利亚北山羊, xī bó lì yà běi shān yáng IUCN Red List Least Concern, ...
Гобийский горный козел (Capra sibirica hagenbecki)

Gobi Ibex (Capra sibirica hagenbecki)

Capra sibirica hagenbecki Russian Гобийский горный козел; English Gobi Ibex; German Gobi Steinbock; French Bouquetin de Gobi; Spanish Íbice del Gobi; Chinese 戈壁北山羊,   gē bì běi shān yang; Mongolian yangir yamaa IUCN Red List Least Concern Reading & Shank 2008; China: Class 1 Wildlife Protection Law; ...
Среднеазиатский горный козёл (Capra sibirica alaiana)

Central Asian Ibex (Capra sibirica alaiana) including Kyrgyz Alatau, Dzungharian Alatau, Western Tian Shan and Trans-Alai Ecotypes

Capra sibirica alaiana Russian Центрально-Азиатский горный козел; English Central Asian Ibex, aka Tian Shan or Mid Asian Ibex; German Zentralasiatischer Steinbock, Tian Shan Steinbock; French Bouquetin de l’Asie Central, Bouquetin de Tian Shan; Spanish Ibice de Asia Central, Ibice del Tian Shan; Chinese 天山北山羊, ...
Гималайский горный козёл (Capra sibirica sakeen), включая куньлуньский экотип

Himalayan Ibex (Capra sibirica sakeen) including Kunlun Shan Ecotype

Capra sibirica sakeen Russian Гималайский горный козел;   English Himalaya Ibex; German Himalaja Steinbock; French Bouquetin du Himalaya; Spanish Ibice del Himalaya; Chinese 喜馬拉雅北山羊, xǐ mǎ lā yǎ běi   shān yang; Spiti, Ladakhi Kin, Skin IUCN Red List Least Concern, Reading and Shank 2008; China: ...
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Chiru (Pantholops hodgsonii)

Pantholops hodgsonii Russian Чиру, Тибетская антилопа; English Chiru aka Tibetan Antelope; German Chiru or Tibetantilope; French Antilope du Tibet, Tchirou; Spanish Antílope del Tibet; Chinese 藏羚羊; zàng;cáng  líng yáng IUCN Red List Endangered, A2d; Mallon 2008; India: Wildlife Protection Act Schedule 1 (Jammu and Kashmir:   ...
Взрослый самец алтайского архара. Фото: © Крис Вивер

Altai Argali (Ovis ammon ammon)

The stronghold of these sheep is the High Altai Mountains of western Mongolia in Uvs, Bayan-Ulgii and Khovd aimags. The southwestern populations are connected to small argali populations of the Chinese Altai from Qinghe towards the Ukok Plateau where the borders of Russia, ...
Взрослый самец алтайского архара. Фото: © Крис Вивер

Gobi Argali (Ovis ammon darwini) including Gobi and Eastern Mongolian Ecotypes

Mongolian scientists divide Gobi argali into two ecotypes (Gobi ecotype and eastern Mongolian ecotype) which occupy two distinct regions. The Gobi ecotype occurs in the southern parts of Uvs, western Zavkhan, northeastern and southern Gobi-Altai, central and southern Bayankhongor, southern Uvurkhangai, Umnu-Gobi,Dundgobi, Dornogobi ...
Взрослый самец алтайского архара. Фото: © Крис Вивер

Northern Chinese Argali (Ovis ammon jubata)

The argali populations in the isolated hills of Inner Mongolia seem to be reduced to insignificant and isolated remnants, if they continue to exist at all. Information is exceedingly scarce, anecdotal and of unknown reliability. No recent reports on the existence of Northern ...
Череп куруктагского архара, найденный в дикой природе. Фото: © China Hunt

Kuruk Tagh Argali (Ovis ammon adametzi)

These argali are said to inhabit elevations between 1,500 and almost 3,000 m (4,900 to 9,800 ft.) in the arid Kuruk Tagh Mountain Range north of the Konqi River, from southeast of Korla to northeast of Lop Nor Lake. The area is within ...
Рекордно крупный череп северотибетского архара найденный в дикой природе в августе 2000 г. Фото: © Герхард Дамм

Northern Tibetan Argali (Ovis ammon hodgsonii)

The northern Tibetan argali, also known as Dalai-Lama or Gansu argali is probably an ecotype of the Tibetan argali and not a subspecies of its own. The principal distribution range lies in the mountain systems which are delimited in the west where the ...
Тибетский архар в Ладаке/Индия  (июнь 2013 года). Фото: © Андрей Лисовский

Tibetan Argali (Ovis ammon hodgsonii)

The Tibetan argali occupies the largest geographic range of any specific argali phenotype on the Tibetan Plateau. The southern range boundary extends from the main chain of the Karakorams, along the northern slope of the Himalayas in India (Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim). ...
Саурский архар. Фото: © Рон Кэри

Sair Argali (Ovis ammon sairensis)

The Sair argali occupies the mountains and hill regions along and across the Sino-Kazakh border more or less from the transboundary Tarbagatay Mountains south of the Irtysh River and Lake Zaysan, and through the namesake Sair (Saur) Mountain region north of the Dzungarian ...
Самцы джунгарского архара. Фото: © Александр Бербер

Dzungarian Argali (Ovis ammon littledalei)

The exact range of the Dzungarian argali phenotype is somewhat ambiguous. We provisionally suggest that the main distribution range lies within China’s Xinjiang Uyghur AR (Bortala Mongol, Changji Hui and Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefectures), encompasses the entire Borohoro Shan and extends into the ...
Тяньшанский архар, добытый Кермитом Рузвельтом на р. Текес, 1925 г. Фото: Кермит Рузвельт

Tian Shan Argali (Ovis ammon karelini)

The length of the Naryn River in Kyrgyzstan is the southern range boundary. Continuing that line towards the east, it appears that the upper reaches of the Aksu River at the border between Kyrgyzstan and China, the Kok-Shal-Tau range northeast of Pik Dankova ...
Киргизский архар в Национальном парке Нарын, южнее реки Нарын, Киргизия. Фото: © Эрик Драгеско

Kyrgyz Argali (Ovis ammon humei)

The distribution range of the Kyrgyz phenotype is limited to Kyrgyzstan and an adjacent small area in southwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. We provisionally suggest as northern boundary for the Kyrgyz phenotype the length of the Naryn River from its source ...
Самцы памирского архара в Большом Памире в Таджикистане. Фото: © Эрик Драгеско

Pamir Argali (Ovis ammon polii)

The main concentrations of Pamir argali occur in the eastern Pamirs of Tajikistan (Gorno-Badakhshan Province). In the northern regions of the range the distribution is patchy and often altitudinal separated. Westward, argali habitat becomes increasingly disrupted. On the arid southern slopes of the ...
Портрет самца золотистого такина, хребет Циньлин (Национальный заповедник Фупин). Фото: © Юн Яньгэ

Golden or Shaanxi Takin (Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi)

Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi Russian Золотистый такин; English Golden Takin; German Gold-Takin; French Takin d’Or; Spanish Takin dorado; Chinese 羚牛陕西亚种, líng niú  shǎn xī  yà zhǒng IUCN Red List Vulnerable, A2cd, Song et al. 2008; China: Class 1 protected Species; China Red List: Endangered CITES App II USF&WS Not listed EU EC Commission Regulation ...
Рога взрослого самца сычуаньского такина вблизи. Национальный природный заповедник Волун, Сычуань, Китай Фото: © Смитсоновский институт

Sichuan Takin (Budorcas taxicolor tibetana)

Budorcas taxicolor tibetana Russian Сычуаньский такин; English Sichuan Takin; German Szechuan Takin; French Takin de Sichuan; Spanish Takin de Sichuan; Chinese 羚牛四川亚, líng niú  sì chuān  yà, 羚牛秦岭亚, líng niú qín lǐng yà. IUCN Red List Vulnerable, A2cd, Song et al. 2008; China: Class 1 protected Species;   China Red List: Endangered CITES Appendix ...
Тибетские такины (в Китае также известны как гималайские такины), Гранд-Каньон Ярлунг-Цангпо Тибет/Китай. Фото: © Дун Лэй

Mishmi Takin (Budorcas taxicolor taxicolor)

Budorcas taxicolor taxicolor Russian Мисима такин; English Mishmi Takin; German Mishmi Takin; French Takin de Mishmi; Spanish Mishmi Takin IUCN Red List Vulnerable A2cd, Song et al. 2008; China: Class 1 protected Species; China Red List: Endangered. India: Schedule I, Part I of the Indian Wild ...
Бутанский такин, пол неизвестен, Заповедник такинов (вольерный) в пригороде Тхимпху, Бутан. Фото: © Иэн Фултон

Bhutan Takin (Budorcas taxicolor whitei)

Ovis nivicola nivicola Russian   Камчатский снежный баран; English Bhutan Takin; German Bhutan Takin; French Takin de Bhutan; Spanish Takin de Butan; Chinese 羚牛不丹, líng niú bù dān; Burmese Tha Min IUCN Red List Vulnerable A2cd, Song et al. 2008; China: Class 1 protected Species; China ...