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(Science: zoology) An african sheeplike quadruped (the Ammotragus tragelaphus) having a long mane on the breast and fore legs. It is, perhaps, the chamois of the old testament.

Origin: The Moorish name.

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What animal is this? Is it a type of yak?

This looks Kind of like an Aoudad or Barbary Sheep (Ammotragus lervia). Its a Caprid or goat-antelope. They are Originally from North Africa but have been introduced to the US and other places from game preserves. They can get huge horns ...

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by Chris103
Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What animal is this? Is it a type of yak?
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