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This article is about the huntable in Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties. For the related huntable in Age of Mythology: Tale of the Dragon, see Ram (animal).

Named after an Italian explorer.
—In-game description

The Marco Polo Sheep is a huntable animal in Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties. It appears in the Silk Road and Yellow River maps.

It has 20 hitpoints, and holds 400 food when killed.


Scientific Name: Ovis ammon polii
Approx. Size: 20-24 in. to shoulder.
Diet: Grasses, flowers, shoots, mosses, lichens

The Marco Polo sheep is named for the famous explorer who first described them, and is a subspecies of argali mountain sheep, the largest wild sheep in the world. Located exclusively in the Pamir mountain range bordering China, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, the Marco Polo sheep is now endangered with only about 6,000 remaining. It is instantly recognizable by its immense set of curving horns, the largest of which is said to have reached lengths of more than 6 feet.