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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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Agrino, as the endemic Cyprus mouflon -- ovis orientalis -- is called, has lived on the island for more than 8,000 years, and is Cyprus' national animal.
THE GAME Fund said yesterday that poaching of protected moufflon or 'agrino' in Greek, was on the increase as authorities on Sunday arrested a 21-year-old man with three freshly-killed animals in his vehicle.