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Species profile—Ovis aries (domestic sheep)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Bovidae (horned ruminants) → Ovis aries (domestic sheep)

Sighting data

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Bovidae (horned ruminants)
Scientific name
Ovis aries
Common name
domestic sheep
WildNet taxon ID
19660
Alternate name(s)
sheep
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Feral Animal

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=19660

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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