Sākums Animals Blue Sheep

Blue Sheep

EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme)

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

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