Protovis himalayensis

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Protovis himalayensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Caprinae
Genus: Protovis
Species: P. himalayensis
Binomial name
Protovis himalayensis
Wang, Li & Takeuchi, 2016

Protovis himalayensis is a prehistoric species of sheep found in Tibet in 2016.[1]

Protovis was found only by some fragments such as its horns. Its discovery showed that modern mountain sheep first evolved from the genus Protovis.[citation needed]