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Shaun In the beautiful and bare North Yorkshire Dales, as the rough fingers of the Pennines mountains cross the land, these sheep with beautiful curled horns prosper. I caught a youngster that reminded me of Shaun. The Sheep.  Domestic sheep,Geotagged,Ovis aries,Swaledale,United Kingdom Click/tap to enlarge

Shaun

In the beautiful and bare North Yorkshire Dales, as the rough fingers of the Pennines mountains cross the land, these sheep with beautiful curled horns prosper. I caught a youngster that reminded me of Shaun. The Sheep.

    comments (2)

  1. No wiki for Swaledale sheep yet with a binomial. Maybeeheh soon.
    Just look at the movie, enjoy the acccent and the view.
    Posted 8 years ago, modified 8 years ago
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swaledale_(sheep)
    and for you Shaun lovers out there (I wont tag the movie to this species:))
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaun_the_Sheep
    Posted 8 years ago, modified 8 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 Aug 15, 2012. Captured Jul 16, 2012 16:16 in Peak District National Park, Winnats Rd, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S33, UK.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO100
  • 85mm