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Greater Blue Sheep - Local name-Bharal

Pseudois nayaur

Description:

Slate blue coat, during winter this colour is more clearly visible; they have black markings on legs, chest neck and above the nose towards forehead; short tail; underbelly and inside the limbs are whitish in colour; males horns are curved outward and downward, they also curved backward; females are shorter than males Photo was taken en-route to Leh from Tsomoriri Lake in Ladakh region of J&K, India

Habitat:

Mountainous regions, above treeline; open grassy area with lots of boulders and high cliff. Greater Himalayan meadows and Tran-Himalayan regions in India. Ranging from J&K to Arunachal Pradesh

Notes:

This specie displays characteristics of sheep and goat

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Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

Jammu and Kashmir, India

Lat: 33.33, Long: 78.39

Spotted on Aug 4, 2018
Submitted on Aug 23, 2018

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