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Himalayan blue sheep || Hemis || Feb 2020<br />
<a href="https://www.facebook.com/MohammedSalmanPics/" rel="nofollow">https://www.facebook.com/MohammedSalmanPics/</a> Bharal (blue sheep),Pseudois nayaur Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Great shot - I have been interested in this species ever since they were featured in Peter Mathiessen's book, The Snow Leopard (Peter accompanies George Schaller on a trip to the Himalayas to study these animals. Posted 2 months ago

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The bharal, also called the Helan Shan blue sheep, Chinese blue sheep, Himalayan blue sheep or naur, is a caprid found in Bhutan, Gansu, the high Himalayas of India, Inner Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Ningxia, Pakistan, Sichuan and Tibet. The Helan Mountains of Ningxia has the highest concentration of bharal in the world, with 15 bharals per squared kilometers and 30,000 in total.

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Mohammed Salman
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Uploaded Mar 25, 2020. Captured Feb 26, 2020 10:23.
  • ILCE-9M2
  • f/13.0
  • 1/2500s
  • ISO1600
  • 1200mm