The Marco Polo argali is blessed with the most spectacular horns of any of the sheep species. Their massive weight and spirals make them highly sought after trophies. Hunting the Marco Polo is a task as challenging as their horns are spectacular. Found in high mountains at literally the top of the world, the Marco Polo is a quarry that is not for the faint of heart.
#10 Taken by Marc Hansen in 2005 near Lake Karakul in Tajikistan. It measured 230 4/8.
#2 Taken near Karakul, Tajikistan in 2008, Hossein Golabchi took this big ram measuring 251 5/8.
#1 Continuing his streak, Hossein Golabchi took this majestic Marco Polo in 2012 near Karakul, Tajikistan. It measured a whopping 256.
#8B Arturo Gutierrez took this 232 4/8 beauty in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan in 2011.
#8A Hossein Golabchi took this Marco Polo argali in 1992 in Murgab, Tajikistan. Tied for number 8 it measures 232 4/8.
#7B This Marco Polo measured 234 2/8 and was taken by Hossein Golabchi in 2001 near Murgab, Tajikistan.
#7A Also taken in 2001 in Murgab by Hossein Golabchi. It measured 234 2/8.
#6 This handsome Marco Polo was taken near Karakul, Tajikistan by Rashid Jamsheed in 1992. SCI measurement was 234 6/8.
#5 Hossein Golabchi scores once again with this beauty. Measuring 235 it was taken in 1996 near Murgab, Tajikistan.
#4 HH Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani took this magnificent Marco Polo near Hot Springs Camp, Tajikistan in 2003. It measured 239 3/8.
#3 Hossein Golabchi once again scored high with this beautiful argali taken in 2003 near Karakul, Tajikistan. It measured 244 6/8.