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SPECIES Ovis dalli

Author:Nelson, 1884.
Citation:Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 7: 13.
Common Name:Dall's Sheep
Type Locality:USA, Alaska, "killed by the Indians on some mountains south of Fort Yukon, and on the west bank of the river"; interpreted as "Mountains west of Fort Reliance, Alaska, on divide between Tanana and Yukon Rivers" (Miller, 1924:497), or "Mountains south of Fort Yukon on west bank of Yukon River, Alaska; probably Tanana Hills" (Miller and Kellog, 1955:823).
Distribution:Alaska to N British Columbia and W Mackenzie (Canada).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Hybrid zone between Dall's Sheep sensu stricto (dalli) and Stone's Sheep (stonei) (Sheldon, 1919). Revised by Cowan (1940). Reviewed by Bowyer and Leslie (1992, Mammalian Species, 393).
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