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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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Conversely, European mouflon have shown tolerance to the presence of individuals of other bovid species.
Deputy Director Wildlife Gujranwala Range Abdul Shakoor Manj told reporter that baby mouflon sheep were just two days old which had been handed over to the Lahore Zoo.
Effect of constant-release melatonin implants and prolonged exposure to a long day photoperiod on prolactin secretion and hair growth in mouflon (Ovis gmelini musimon).--Domest.
Mating and Lambing Periods as Related to Age of Female Mouflon. Journal of Mammalogy 74, 752-757.
Comparing selected biometric traits and horn traits of Polish Heath Sheep rams (Ovis aries), mouflon rams (Ovis orientalis musimon, Schreber 1782) and interspecies hybrids.
The genetic studies based on mtDNA control region revealed that lineage B type sheep might have been originated from European mouflon (Ovis musimon) (Hiendleder et al., 2002).
EAST AYRSHIRE - 13 wild boar EAST LOTHIAN - 200 wild boar FIFE - Two rattlesnakes, two cobras, one taipan, one death adder HIGHLAND - Three wild boar MORAY - Four serval cats and eight Savannah cats NORTH LANARKSHIRE - Two caimans, two American alligators, two Nile crocodiles, two dwarf crocodiles, two rattlesnakes, two cobras, seven vipers, five gila monsters PERTH AND KINROSS - Seven Preszwalski horses, 36 mouflon sheep, six bison, 35 wild boar, two elk, two Savannah cats, one serval cat SCOTTISH BORDERS - 14 black and white ruffed lemurs, six ring-tailed lemurs
Domestic sheep can interbreed with mouflon (Ovis orientalis orientalis), urial (Ovis orientalis vignei), and argali (Ovis ammon), complicating study of the origins of sheep breeds (Guo et al., 2005).
Keeping on straight drive to the animals enclosure, where you meet the deers, antelopes, blue bulls, mouflon sheeps, fallow deers and their new cousins supplemented in the Safari Zoo are likewise addax, oryx, emu and ostriches are housed in free environment and to propagate.
Non-profit organization representing and registering Black Hawaiian, Corsican, Desert Sand, Mouflon, Multi-horned Hair, New Mexico Dahl, Painted Desert and Texas Dall Sheep, 937-430-1768