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  • complex
  • Currently occupied sheep habitat in the Silver Bell Complex includes the Silver Bell Mountains, West Silver Bell Mountains, Ragged Top Mountain, and the Waterman Mountains, which are part of a series of low desert mountain ranges in south-central Arizona about 20 miles west of Marana. (azgfd.gov)
  • flock
  • Roslin scientists stated that they did not think there was a connection with Dolly being a clone, and that other sheep in the same flock had died of the same disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the term derives from the days when black sheep were rare in Britain, and therefore they stood out in a flock, it has no connotations other than that the black sheep is (a) different, and (b) not necessarily good for the whole as the black wool adulterated the crop. (usingenglish.com)
  • A group of sheep is called a flock, herd or mob. (wikipedia.org)
  • The same year the Society published the first Flock Book, a record of sheep bred and their breeders. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the Book of Genesis (Genesis 30:31-43), Jacob took every speckled and spotted sheep from his father-in-law's (Laban's) flock and bred them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mary Cavendish, dowager Duchess of Devonshire, who had a flock of Jacob sheep at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, was the first president of the society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Multiple such sheep (15 in the original scenario), or a flock, are needed in order to contain enough words to form a poem and to introduce sufficient randomness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fancy's Family Farm, a community farm on the Isle of Portland is home to the only flock of the Portland Sheep breed on the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • The flock was raised exclusively at the Bergerie, with no sheep being sold for several years, well into the 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • This taxonomy is supported by the most extensive genetics (microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA) study to date (2016) which found high divergence between Rocky Mountain and Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep, and that these two subspecies both diverged from desert bighorn prior to or during the Illinoian glaciation (about 315-94 thousand years ago). (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2016 genetics study suggested more modest divergence of this desert bighorn sheep into three lineages consistent with the earlier work of Cowan: Nelson's ( O. c. nelsoni ), Mexican ( O. c. mexicana ), and Peninsular ( O. c. cremnobates ). (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2016 scientists reported no defects in thirteen cloned sheep, including four from the same cell line as Dolly. (wikipedia.org)
  • lambs
  • Biologist Ian Wilmut's team also cloned lambs out of DNA derived from sheep-fetus fibroblasts, cells found in connective tissue. (slate.com)
  • This breed will sometimes breed out of season, and was the first breed of sheep in Britain able to have lambs at any time of the year. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • In 2001, Cardiff City signed English player Spencer Prior and jokingly included a contract clause that he would be obliged "to have a physical liaison with a sheep", in response to their fans being called sheep shaggers. (wikipedia.org)
  • rams
  • ram: 70-100 kg ewe: 45-60 kg ram: 64-84 cm ewe: 65-71 cm ram: 39-90 cm ewe: 21-43 cm ram: 20-29 cm ewe: 12-14 cm rams: 13-17 cm ewe: 13-17 cm "Sheep Breeds G - I". sheep101.info. (wikipedia.org)
  • They imported some select open-faced Shropshire rams from England with larger size, which helped once again to produce a breed of sheep with medium size and good wool and meat production. (wikipedia.org)
  • Merino
  • They were developed in an attempt to extend the grazing territory of sheep because the Merino was found lacking in hardiness in this respect. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Rambouillet is a breed of sheep also known as the Rambouillet Merino or the French Merino. (wikipedia.org)
  • extant
  • In North America, wild sheep diverged into two extant species-Dall sheep, which occupy Alaska and northwestern Canada, and bighorn sheep, which range from southern Canada to Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • resemblance
  • Ian Peel, a musical columnist for The Guardian , noted the resemblance of "Sheep" to the Doctor Who theme, due to its bassline and sound effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • The long-legged, long-necked modern American Shropshire bears little resemblance to the breed type and character of the heritage-type Shropshire sheep. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the resemblance to the animal described in Genesis, the Jacob sheep was named for the Biblical figure of Jacob sometime in the 20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • mutton
  • Influenced by comic horror picsfrom "Evil Dead" to homegrown fare including Peter Jackson's early work, "Black Sheep" wisely doesn't try to dress up mutton as anything other than mutton. (variety.com)
  • herd
  • In Paris, the city government recently began using a small herd of Ouessant sheep to graze public lands. (wikipedia.org)
  • ranges
  • Nelson's bighorn sheep, O. c. nelsoni , the most common desert bighorn sheep, ranges from California through Arizona. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, historic observer records suggest that bighorn sheep may have ranged as far west as the California Coastal Ranges which are contiguous to the Sierra Nevada via the Transverse Ranges . (wikipedia.org)
  • Gradually
  • The front teeth are then gradually lost as sheep age, making it harder for them to feed and hindering the health and productivity of the animal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Society
  • Charollais Sheep Society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life is a 2015 book of social criticism on the role of elite colleges in American society written by William Deresiewicz and published by Free Press. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lleyn Sheep Society. (wikipedia.org)
  • A breed society, the Jacob Sheep Society, was formed in July 1969. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lincoln
  • The Lincoln, sometimes called the Lincoln Longwool, is a breed of sheep from England. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Lincoln is the largest British sheep, developed specifically to produce the heaviest, longest and most lustrous fleece of any breed in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • Although the name "sheep" applies to many species in the genus Ovis, in everyday usage it almost always refers to Ovis aries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The name "Sheep Shaggers" has been used for at least two football fanzines - those for Bedford Town and for football in Western England. (wikipedia.org)
  • Quantum sheep is the name given to a form of poetry. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Portland is a sheep breed that takes its name from the Isle of Portland in Dorset, England. (wikipedia.org)
  • fleece
  • Sheep figure in many mythologies-such as the Golden Fleece-and major religions, especially the Abrahamic traditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Portland is a small sheep, with a cream fleece and golden tan face and legs. (wikipedia.org)
  • mouflon
  • Sheep are most likely descended from the wild mouflon of Europe and Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • This breed was also used for the development of the "Barbado" or American Blackbelly sheep, which was crossed with Barbados Blackbelly and mouflon for their horns at hunting ranches. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • the other two species being O. dalli , which includes Dall sheep and Stone's sheep, and the Siberian snow sheep , O. nivicola . (wikipedia.org)
  • Wild sheep are largely variations of brown hues, and variation within species is extremely limited. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nuttall's sheep moth and one other species are similar, occurring in sagebrush areas east of the Sierra Nevada. (wikipedia.org)
  • large
  • They are a large breed of sheep. (wikipedia.org)
  • This means that the dental formula for sheep is either 0.0.3.34.0.3.3 or 0.0.3.33.1.3.3 There is a large diastema between the incisors and the molars. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Jacob was kept for centuries as a "park sheep", to ornament the large estates of landowners. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • California bighorn sheep, O. c. californiana , are found from British Columbia south to California and east to North Dakota . (wikipedia.org)
  • Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, O. c. canadensis , are found from British Columbia to Arizona . (wikipedia.org)
  • Weems' bighorn sheep, O. c. weemsi , are found in southern Baja California. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ruda is a breed of sheep found mostly in Albania and Croatia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early
  • An estimated 110,000 sheep were in Sussex as early as 1341. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite its popularity in the early 1900s, today the traditional Shropshire sheep is considered a rare breed in most countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Jacob was referred to as the "Spanish sheep" for much of its early recorded history. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • [ dubious - discuss ] The downland soils are chalky and not naturally fertile, so the close-folding by the sheep on small areas manured and trod the soil. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Jacob is a small, multi-horned, piebald sheep that resembles a goat in its conformation. (wikipedia.org)
  • History
  • Being a key animal in the history of farming, sheep have a deeply entrenched place in human culture, and find representation in much modern language and symbology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dolly
  • A commercial with Scottish scientists playing with sheep was aired on TV, and a special report in Time magazine featured Dolly the sheep. (wikipedia.org)
  • Such lung diseases are a particular danger for sheep kept indoors, and Dolly had to sleep inside for security reasons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Something slightly overlooked in the frenzy of speculation about Dolly, the sheep cloned by Scottish scientists last week, are the details of the experiment that resulted in her creation. (slate.com)
  • But the mammary DNA that gave rise to Dolly became dedifferentiated , capable of generating the full range of different cell types that make up a sheep. (slate.com)
  • The egg was put into a surrogate sheep mother and, 21 weeks later, we got Dolly. (slate.com)
  • California
  • Wild sheep crossed the Bering land bridge from Siberia into Alaska during the Pleistocene (about 750,000 years ago) and subsequently spread through western North America as far south as Baja California and northwestern mainland Mexico . (wikipedia.org)
  • An account of "wild sheep" in the vicinity of the Mission San Antonio near Jolon, California and the mountains around San Francisco Bay dates to circa 1769. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • A post-mortem examination showed she had a form of lung cancer called ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma , also known as Jaagsiekte, which is a fairly common disease of sheep and is caused by the retrovirus JSRV . (wikipedia.org)
  • This in turn created a new type of poetry known as quantum sheep poetry that uses methods or concepts similar to Law's. (wikipedia.org)