KAMCHATKA SNOW SHEEP
Ovis nivicola nivicola
Distribution: the Kamchatka Peninsula of Siberia, south of the low-lying isthmus that occurs at about latitude 60°N.
Description: Color is grayish-brown or grizzled. The horns protrude outward, around and down in almost 1-1/2 curls to perfect, unbroomed tips. The two longest-horned snow sheep of record are from Kamchatka, one with horns measuring 41.7 and 40.9 inches (105.9 and 103.9 cm), the other with horns of 41.7 and 39.5 inches (105.9 and 100.3 cm).
CITES: not listed