from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A wild sheep, the mouflon, Ovis musimon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) See
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Alternative form of
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Two rare and endemic herbivore subspecies, mouflon (Ovis aries musimon) and Corsican red deer (Cervus elaphus corsicanus), persist on islands.
Two rare and endemic herbivores, mouflon (Ovis aries musimon) and Corsican red deer (Cervus elaphus corsicanus), still persist in the Sardinian forests.
The native vertebrate fauna of 29 species is not extensive: 5 bats, and 3 reptiles plus 5 introduced species: mouflon Ovis gmelini musimon, introduced for the hunt in 1970, Algerian hedgehog Atelerix algiris, rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus, house mouse and black rat.
The island supports a number of endemic fauna including the Corsican nuthatch (Sitta whiteheadi), the rare herbivore, Ovis aries musimon, and Corsican deer (Cervus elaphus corsicanus).
A rare and endemic herbivore, Ovis aries musimon, is still present in the region’s forests.