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Sheep are ruminant mammals of the genus Ovis. There are living 7 species in the genus, but the most familiar is Ovis aries, the domesticated sheep, which first came from the Middle East and Central Asia.
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Sheep - Wikipedia


A few primitive breeds of sheep retain some of the characteristics of their wild cousins, such as short tails. Depending on breed ...

Sheep 101: Basic information about sheep


Sep 21, 2015 ... Basic information about sheep. Taxonomy. Taxonomy is the classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of origin, structure, etc.

Amazing Facts about Sheep - OneKind


Amazing Facts About the Sheep. Sheep have very good memories. They can remember at least 50 individual sheep and humans for years. They do this by ...

SHEEP FACTS - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences


Sheep Facts. Matthew C. Claeys Extension Livestock Specialist. Sharon B. Rogers Extension Livestock Technician. Sheep is a term for selective grazing ...

Fun Sheep Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Sheep


There are over 1 billion sheep in the world. China has the largest number of sheep in the world. Adult female sheep are known as ewes. Adult male sheep are ...

Facts About Sheep - Live Science


Nov 11, 2015 ... There are thousands of breeds of domestic sheep, and at least four species of wild sheep.

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Get information, facts, and pictures about sheep at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about sheep easy with credible articles from  ...

25 Surprising Facts About Sheep | Sweetgrass | POV | PBS


Did you know that wool played a role in the discovery of America, that sheep can recognize human faces and that sheep farm numbers have been declining for ...

Basic Facts About Bighorn Sheep - Defenders of Wildlife


Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) are one of two species of mountain sheep in North America. They range in color from light brown to grayish or dark brown, and  ...