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.
Wild sheep like this place, where they spend most of time.
Clark (1883-1969), in his book The Great Arc of the Wild Sheep, described the global habitat of wild sheep as a giant arc or rainbow.
The country is blessed with more than 786 species including 186 reptiles and 173 mammals including snow leopard found in Himalayan ranges in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan, national animal markhor in Chitral, Kohistan, Asiatic cobra snake in Murree, Swat, AJK and GB, muggar cocodile in rivers of Sindh and Balochistan, Krait snake and fishing cats in Sindh, dolphins, blue whales and sharks in coastal belt of Sindh and Balochistan, grey wolf in Cholistan, Tharparkar, Balochistan, wild sheep and goats in Punjab, AJK, GB, common leopard in Hazara, Malakand, black and brown bears in northern areas of the country.
Preliminary analysis identifies bone fragments at the site as large (wild cattle or bison) and medium size bovids (wild sheep, goat) and horses, which frequented the open steppe, forests and tundra during the Pleistocene -- another sign of human occupation at the site.
The BLM intends to present alternative management strategies that minimize risk of contact and subsequent transmission of respiratory disease between domestic sheep and wild sheep, and still provide grazing on public lands.
Rowling and include topics such as dysfunctional families in the Brontes' novels, Haruki Murakami's acclaimed A Wild Sheep Chase, Elizabeth Gaskell's ghostly short stories and Harry Potter's Afterlives.
A A wild horse B A wild sheep C A wild rabbit D Awildcat 6.
A wild horse A wild sheep A wild rabbit Awildcat Mahershala Ali plays Wayne Hays in season three of which acclaimed HBO crime drama?
With rare exceptions, mule deer, blacktail deer, wild sheep, moose, caribou, elk, and most other big game are best hunted on foot.
Biennial Symposium of the North American Wild Sheep and Goat Council 7:92-101.