Hunting trips on BARBARY SHEEP (AOUDAD)
Distribution: Desert hills and mountains of northern Africa from Morocco and Mauritania eastward to Libya and Chad. Also in northeastern Sudan. Has been introduced on private ranches in South Africa, and also in Spain, Mexico and the United States.
Description: Shoulder height 36-40 inches (91-102 cm). Weight 200-250 pounds (90-115 kg). A strongly built animal with a short mane on neck and shoulders and long, flowing hair on the throat, chest, forelegs and tail. Overall coloration is sandy brown with paler underparts. Both sexes grow thick sheeplike horns, triangular in section and supracervical, which means they curve to form a semicircle above the neck.
CITES: Appendix II. Only an export permit is required. These species do not require an import permit (only in some countries that have adopted more strict rules).