Sheep Are Far More Intriguing Than You May Think

The scientific name for domesticated sheep is Ovis aries. An adult male sheep is called a ram, while an adult female is called a ewe. Baby sheep are called lambs, and are usually birthed one or two at a time. You might hear a group of sheep referred to as a “flock,” a “mob” or a “herd” – all are acceptable and used in various parts of the world. Find out more!

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