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see sheepsheep,
common name for many species of wild and domesticated ruminant mammals of the genus Ovis of the Bovidae, or cattle, family. The male is called a ram (if castrated it is a wether), the female is called a ewe, and their offspring is a lamb.
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Sex-specific adjustments in habitat selection contribute to buffer mouflon against summer conditions.
Watching a Mouflon ram patrolling your pasture will provide a window back in time: Historians believe the Mouflon is descended from the first domesticated sheep, tamed in Europe and the Middle East thousands of years ago.
Found in Corsica, Sardinia and Cyprus, the mouflon is a wild type of which animal?
Alternatively go for a "great meal adventure" featuring exotic meats and game from different parts of the world including ostrich, llama, kangaroo, wild boar, zebra, reindeer, mouflon and crocodile.
Pitt Island Sheep are a type of Merino sheep and distant relatives of the better-known mouflon.
Once again, Clyde, whose fabrick--or magical ability--makes it possible to balance confessions with jinxes, is joined by Flam, a seven-foot-tall Mouflon treasure hunter; tiny Rohm, the soul-surviving Hive Mind Rodent; and Royal Stitcher Nevele, able to control any kind of thread and string as well as unwind her own body and then weave it back together again.
Responses of heather moorland and Mediterranean mouflon foraging to prescribed-burning and cutting.
As I sit here and compose this article I can look around my room and see aoudad, ibex, Merino, Corsican, Black Hawaiian, white Texas dall and mouflon sheep; sika deer plus chocolate, spotted and white fallow deer; black, brown and white Catalina goats; my favorite exotic--the black buck antelope originally from India, and many domestic favorites from Texas, namely whitetail deer.
We analyzed serum samples from 355 wild ruminants hunted during August 2010-May 2013; species sampled included Pyrenean chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica), European mouflon (Ovis aries musimon), and roe deer (Capreolus capreolus).
You might also spot some of the flora and fauna which is exclusively indigenous to the area, including mouflon - their protected wild sheep.
The congeneric Mouflon (Ovis aries oreintalis) is reported to eat berries (Hadjisterkotis 1996; Marchand and others 2013).