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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Symposium on ecology and management of Barbary sheep [ed. The males butt their heads or hook their horns and then twist and make gouging movements. Title Female, with calf Caption Ammotragus lervia aoudad or Barbary sheep ; adult female, with calf.

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Ammotragus lervia – Wiktionary

Data ammotragux from captive animals indicate that males can be regarded as sexually mature at 14 months of age and females at nine months Cassinello a. Following current subspecies definition, based on morphological characters, there is some disagreement with regards to the distribution of A.

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This species is lergia in: Control Monitoring and Surveillance It is possible to monitor population movements by the use of radio-tracking or similar techniques. Ammotragus Blyth Symposium on ecology and management of Barbary sheep.

The colonization process of A. A total of six subspecies of A. Gray and Simpson, 20 November ; Schaller, Key Behaviors terricolous diurnal motile nomadic territorial social dominance hierarchies Communication and Perception Perception Channels tactile chemical Food Habits Barbary sheep are herbivorous, feeding on a variety of vegetation such as grass, forbs, and shrubs. The horns curve outward, backward, then inward, and can exceed 40 inches in length.

As a unique feature, a mane extends from under the throat down the front of the neck to the brisket, bifurcating ammotraugs and continuing down the forelegs in mature animals, where it is named chaps.

Barbary sheep – Ammotragus lervia : WAZA : World Association of Zoos and Aquariums

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Identification del sexo y clases de edad en las poblanciones Espanolas de arrui Ammotragus lervia. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. This species feeds on the native Macaronesian flora which includes a number of threatened and vulnerable species.

True horns are elliptical and similar to those of the European mouflon Ovis aries musimon.

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Barbary sheep have been found feeding on winter wheat crops in Texas Mammals of Texas – Online Edition, In the United States, Barbary sheep are commercially bred to be used for sport hunting. Finally, at least in Spain, environmentalists plead for their eradication. Mammalia Summary of Invasiveness A.

A few years later several populations of A. Palearctic living in the northern part of the Old World. Ammotragus lervia is a relatively large sheep.

Lervia derives from the wild sheep of northern Africa described as “lerwee” by Rev.

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