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  1. Marco Polo sheep, Marco Polo's sheep, Ovis polinoun

    Asiatic wild sheep with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali (or Ovis ammon)


  1. marco polo sheep

    Marco Polo sheep is a species of wild sheep, native to Central Asia, specifically in the high mountain ranges of Afghanistan, China, Tajikistan, and Pakistan. Named after the explorer Marco Polo, these sheep are characterized by their long, spiraling horns that can grow up to 6 feet in length, which are generally larger in males. They have a patch of white fur around the chest, belly, and the rump area, while the rest of their body is covered in brown or black wool. Marco Polo sheep are adapted to the cold and harsh conditions of their habitat, and their diet mainly consists of grasses and sedges.


  1. Marco Polo sheep

    The Marco Polo sheep is a subspecies of argali sheep, named after Marco Polo. Their habitat is the mountainous regions of Central Asia. Marco Polo sheep are distinguishable mostly by their large size and spiraling horns. Their conservation status is "near threatened" and efforts have been made to protect their numbers and keep them from commercial hunting. It has also been suggested that crossing them with domestic sheep could have agricultural benefits.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marco polo sheep in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marco polo sheep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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