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Soay Sheep (Ovis aries)

Observed: 24th January 2013 By: Bogey the FungusmanBogey the Fungusman’s reputation in MammalsBogey the Fungusman’s reputation in Mammals
Soay Sheep (Ovis aries) Wales Coastal Walk Sea Wall Peterston 24-01-13 IMG_1979
Soay Sheep (Ovis aries) Wales Coastal Walk Sea Wall Peterston 24-01-13 IMG_1977
Description:

Rare breed sheep, approx 900 - 1500 left in UK

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Soay

Soay sheep are use for conservation because they select for rough grasses.

Soay sheep are a small breed with a tight, short fleece.

Graham Banwell

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