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White lamb taking a nap During the spring time Scotland is full of white and cute looking lambs. Domestic sheep,Lamb,Ovis aries,Scotland,Sheep,Sleeping Click/tap to enlarge

White lamb taking a nap

During the spring time Scotland is full of white and cute looking lambs.

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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
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Jul 11, 2011. Captured Apr 7, 2011 14:25.
  • Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
  • f/9
  • 1/400s
  • ISO100
  • 200mm