Bovidae

Morphology

Weight
50 kg for females and 75 kg for males
Height
approx. 65 cm at withers for females and approx. 80 cm for males
Length

Classification

Classe
Mammals
Family
Bovidae
Ovis aries
 

Habitat

It is bred in the western Pyrenees.
 

DIET

Ewes and sheep feed mainly on grass, flowers and seeds.
 

Reproduction - LIFESPAN

Lifespan : about ten years
Sexual maturity : 6 to 8 months
Gestation : 5 months
 

LIFESTYLE

It is well adapted to transhumance and very hardy life in mountain pastures. It generally inhabits the roughest of terrains in the Pyrenees mountain range.
 

DID YOU KNOW ?

The males and females have horns.