Evolution of Wild Sheep in Iran.

  title={Evolution of Wild Sheep in Iran.},
  author={Raul Valdez and Charles F. Nadler and Thomas D. Bunch},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  volume={32 1},
The genus Ovis, which includes all true sheep, constitutes one of the more complicated mammalian genera relative to its evolution and systematics. Wild sheep presently range from Europe (originally confined to Corsica and Sardinia in the Holocene, but now widely introduced in mainland Europe) through xeric and subxeric regions of the Middle East, Soviet Turkmenistan, the Indian Subcontinent, Central Asia, and Siberia. In North America, wild sheep range from Alaska to northern Mexico. Various… CONTINUE READING
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