Blue Sheep occurs in mountainous regions of Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan. The current population trend is unclear. The possible threats include poaching and food competition with livestock.
■ The species is managed under the EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme), it is coordinated by Paris Zoological Park.
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Artiodactyla – even-toed ungulates
■ Family Bovidae – bovids
■ Species Pseudois nayaur – Blue Sheep, or Bharal