Understanding urial

Factors affecting distribution and abundance of Ladakh urial

Ladakh urial is an endemic & rare wild-sheep found in the Indus and Shayok valleys in Ladakh and neighboring Gilgit-Baltistan region. This project is estimating distribution and population status of urial across Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India, to identify priority conservation landscape(s).



  • Department of Wildlife Protection, Government of Jammu & Kashmir
  • Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Government of Jammu & Kashmir


  • Report
    Understanding distribution, population density and conservation status of the endemic and threatened Ladakh urial Ovis orientalis vignei

    PDF, 2.93 MB

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