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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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Thus, the lower altitude habitat selection of roe deer and the housing of domestic ruminants in valley areas could explain the higher seroprevalence observed in these species compared with that in Pyrenean chamois and mouflon.
While roe (Capreolus capreolus) and red deer (Cervus elaphus) exist in all 5 counties, some of Sweden's densest fallow deer (Dama dama) populations exist in Vastra Gotaland and Sodermanland; Sodermanland also has a small population of mouflon sheep (Ovis aries orientalis).
La gestion de cette activite selon un concept de durabilite rentable impose la mise en reserve de certaines zones avec un patrimoine faunistique a haute valeur comme la gazelle et le mouflon.
Behind the new theatre and round the corner from the Mouflon bookshop
Productive performance and meat quality of Mouflon x Sarda and Sarda x Sarda suckling lambs.
The future co-existence of European bison with deer, mouflon, roe- and fallow-deer -- who have lived in the Zidlov reserve for ages -- will "definitely be without problems," he added.
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).
Mouflon are very shy of humans, and their habitat on the rest of the island has been severely degraded.
Thanks to the "last supper phenomenon", the scientists have been able to analyze the last food consumed by animals such as the Eurasian wild horse, the mouflon and the reindeer.
Diurnal time budget of the mouflon (Ovis musimon) on the Kerguelen Archipelago: influence of food resources, age, and sex.
Sequence Passiflin 1 AFLDIQKVAGTWYSLA Bovine [beta]-lactoglobulin 8 KGLDIQKVAGTWYSLA Bubalus bubalis [beta]- 8 KGLDIQKVAGTWYSLA lactoglobulin Capra hircus [beta]- 8 KGLDIQKVAGTWYSLA lactoglobulin Rangifer tarandus [beta]- 8 KDLDVQKVAGTWYSLA lactoglobulin Mouflon [beta]- 8 KGLDIQKVAGTWYHLA lactoglobulin 2S albumin-like antifungal 1 QSERFEQQMQGQDFSHDERFLSQAA peptide [from reference 20] 2S albumin-like antifungal 1 PSERCRRQMQGDFS protein [from reference 19] Residue number 1 in passiflin is "A".
After passing vineyards we gradually climbed an off-road route and learnt about the history of the island and its flora and fauna from our driver as the occasional lizard scurried into the undergrowth until we reached a sanctuary for mouflon, a kind of deer, normally difficult to see in the wild.