Dance into the light For delight it must be patient as the art of walking it has not yet discovered. Eyes starting to adjust to the light of dawn, a proud ewe bathing her child. The dancing must wait a little longer. Domestic sheep,Geotagged,Ovis aries,The Netherlands,dutch,fries,zwartbles

Dance into the light

For delight it must be patient as the art of walking it has not yet discovered. Eyes starting to adjust to the light of dawn, a proud ewe bathing her child. The dancing must wait a little longer.

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  1. Thanks for putting it on the homepage. A great honour, Ferdy! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Well deserved Ludo! Posted 2 years ago

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Sheep are quadrupedal, ruminant mammals typically kept as livestock. Like all ruminants, sheep are members of the order Artiodactyla, the even-toed ungulates. Although the name "sheep" applies to many species in the genus ''Ovis'', in everyday usage it almost always refers to ''Ovis aries''. Numbering a little over one billion, domestic sheep are also the most numerous species of sheep.

Sheep are most likely descended from the wild mouflon of Europe and Asia. One of the earliest animals.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Mar 9, 2012. Captured Mar 8, 2012 in Geurtsvenweg 6, 6006 Weert, The Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/60s
  • ISO1600
  • 85mm