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 known as rams.
Castrated adult male sheep are known as wethers.
A group of sheep is known as a herd, flock or mob.
Young sheep are called lambs.
Sheep have a field of vision of around 300 degrees, allowing them to see behind themselves without having to turn their head.
Sheep are herbivores that eat vegetation such as grass.
The digestive system of sheep features four chambers which help break down what they eat.
Sheep like to stay close to others in a herd which makes them easier to move together to new pastures.
In 1996, a sheep named Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from a somatic cell.
Domesticated sheep are raised for a number of agricultural products including fleece and meat.
“No sheep may leave the flock," he said to anyone who would listen, "unless he comes back again
“If you and every person in the county mailed
me an envelope of five to ten dollars, I think
I could rehabilitate the sheep.”
“If “If someone wants a sheep, then that means that he exists”someone wants a sheep, then that means that he exists”
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“If someone wants a sheep, then that means that he exists”
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“IfYou cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind- legs.But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men.
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