One of the oldest breeds of sheep, the Jacob sheep or the four-horned sheep (Ovis aries) is a popular domestic
Jacob sheep

At the Cincinnati Zoo in the Children's Zoo.

animal in England. Its soft, fine fleece is spun into wool for making hats, scarves and blankets.


  • Where to see them: Domesticated from Britain
  • Height: 2.5 ft
  • Weight: 140 to 200 lbs
  • Lifespan: 10 to 12 yrs
  • Diet: Grass, such as alfalfa and hay
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