wild sheep


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Noun1.Wild sheep - undomesticated sheepwild sheep - undomesticated sheep      
bovid - hollow-horned ruminants
argal, argali, Ovis ammon - wild sheep of semidesert regions in central Asia
Marco Polo sheep, Marco Polo's sheep, Ovis poli - Asiatic wild sheep with exceptionally large horns; sometimes considered a variety of the argali (or Ovis ammon)
Ovis vignei, urial - bearded reddish sheep of southern Asia
Dall sheep, Dall's sheep, Ovis montana dalli, white sheep - large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska
mountain sheep - any wild sheep inhabiting mountainous regions
Ammotragus lervia, aoudad, arui, audad, Barbary sheep, maned sheep - wild sheep of northern Africa
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Well," said Martha stoutly, "I've told thee that th' very birds likes him an' th' rabbits an' wild sheep an' ponies, an' th' foxes themselves.
He had covered but a short distance from the forest when I beheld the first of his pursuers--a Sagoth, one of those grim and terrible gorilla-men who guard the mighty Mahars in their buried cities, faring forth from time to time upon slave-raiding or punitive expeditions against the human race of Pellucidar, of whom the dominant race of the inner world think as we think of the bison or the wild sheep of our own world.
His first books have come to be known as the "Trilogy of the Rat" and are composed of the novels "Hear the Wind Sing" (1979), "Pinball, 1973" (1980) and "A Wild Sheep Chase" (1982).
Both attributes are arguable--to each his or her own--but I believe the Stone sheep is the most beautiful of all the worlds wild sheep and lives in the most beautiful country on Earth.
Besides this, the area also has Ladakh Urial (smallest of the wild sheep also known as red sheep), Tibetan wolf, wild dog, red fox, etc.
During the 2015 Wild Sheep Federation (WSF) Convention in Reno, fiwon the Arizona Desert Bighorn Governor's Auction Tag.
In: Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Symposium of the Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council, pp.
These efforts also provided numerous benefits for big game - like mule deer and wild sheep - as well as native fisheries and other wildlife.
In this paper we are considering seasonal fluctuation in the degree of sexual segregation and check the activity budget hypothesis to explain this phenomenon in the Darwin's wild sheep (Ovis ammon darwini), a subspecies of argali sheep (Ovis ammon).
Hes gained a lot of support from groups from across the countryincluding the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Ducks Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the Wild Sheep Foundation, the Boone and Crockett Club.
From that point most of his wild sheep on three continents were taken with various .