CHUKOTKA SNOW SHEEP
Ovis nivicola chuktchorum
Distribution: Chukotka Autonomous Region of Russia - north of the Koryak and Magadan Regions, and east of Yakutia. At present, the only hunting areas that have legal permits are the areas very near the borders with Magadan and possibly Koryak regions.
Description: Chukotka snow sheep is about the same size as Dall sheep and Stone sheep. It is much lighter than other snow sheep. As a thin horn sheep, the subspecies horns are rarely broomed. The Chukotka is one of the smallest bodied of the Russian snow sheep.
CITES: not listed