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Ovis orientalis aries


Domestic sheep are relatively small ruminants, usually with a crimped hair called wool and often with horns forming a lateral spiral. Domestic sheep differ from their wild relatives and ancestors in several respects, having become uniquely neotenic as a result of selective breeding by humans.


They live in grasslands, deserts, cliffs and mountainous areas of Europe, Asia and North America, although the domesticated are found in all continents of the world.


Diego Simón take this photo.

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IES Cervantes de Madrid. Spain
Spotted by a stud ent at IES Cervantes de Madrid. Spain

Ambite, Madrid, Spain

Lat: 40.33, Long: -3.18

Spotted on Jun 15, 2009
Submitted on May 15, 2013

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