Cameroon Sheep2021-05-18T11:49:53+01:00

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Cameroon Sheep at Jimmys Farm, Zoo & Wildlife Park

Cameroon Sheep

Ovis aries aries cameroon

Cameroon sheep are a domestic sheep breed. They are hairy sheep, as a woolly coat would be a disadvantage in the African climate.

It is believed that there are less than 1000 of these sheep in existence, most often they can be seen at farm parks, zoo’s and some are in private collections. They are a resistant, problem-free sheep.

Their most common colour is brown with a black belly, head, and legs.

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Life span 12 – 16 years
Range West Central Africa
Diet Grazers
Endangered* Not evaluated

*According to the ICUN Red List of Endangered Species

West Central Africa
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The males have horns and a thicker fur coat than the females

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