Found in southwestern Iran, southern Iraq and northeastern Arabi, the Arabi is a meat
breed of the Near Easter Fat-Tailed type. The wool is of carpet quality. The breed
is usually black, pied, or white with a black head. The males are horned and the females
are hornless (polled). The Arabi is the foundation breed of the Wooled Persian of
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B. International. 273 pp.