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About This Animal
- Sheep were among the first animals domesticated
in 10,000 B.C.
- A lamb is a baby sheep.
- A ewe (sheep "Mom") gives birth to 1-3 lambs a
- Sheep see in color.
- Sheep have excellent hearing.
- A sheep "Dad" is a ram.
- In 18th and 19th century England the black color
of a sheep was widely thought to be a sign of the Devil.
- The black color of a sheep is a recessive trait
and not very common. Black lambs are born to white parents.