Exotics Cont. 2
Afghan Urial ( Ovis orientalis cycloceros ) - Afghanistan
The urial ( Ovis orientalis cycloceros), also known as the arkars or shapo, is a subspecies group of the wild sheep Ovis orientalis. Noticeable features are the reddish-brown long fur that fades during winter; males are characterized by a black ruff stretching from the neck to the chest and large horns. It is found in western central Asia.
Pere Davids Deer ( Elaphurus Davidianus ) - Eastern China
Père David's deer (Elaphurus davidianus), also known as the milu (Chinese: 麋鹿; pinyin: mílù) or elaphure, is a species of deer that is currently extinct in the wild—all known specimens are found only in captivity. This semiaquatic animal prefers marshland, and is native to the subtropics of China. It grazes mainly on grass and aquatic plants.