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Wild sheep grazed in the Black Desert 14,500 years ago

Excavations of architecture and associated deposits left by hunter-gatherers in the Black Desert in eastern Jordan have revealed bones from wild sheep - a species previously not identified in this area in the Late Pleistocene. ...

Spice leaves sheep smelling sweeter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Forget low-energy lightbulbs and solar-powered homes - curry spices could hold the key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Living fast but dying older is possible -- if you're a sheep

According to Dr Annette Baudisch of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany, current methods of comparing patterns of ageing are limited because they confound two different elements of ageing ...

US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species

A 700-mile security wall under construction along the United States' border with Mexico could significantly alter the movement and "connectivity" of wildlife, biologists say, and the animals' potential isolation is a threat ...

South African farmer equips sheep with cell phones

A South African farmer is fielding phone calls from his sheep, after equipping them with cell phones to keep tabs on the flock amid recent livestock thefts, according to local press Wednesday.

Ultrasound Used for Better Breeding in Sheep

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ultrasound technology routinely used to accurately predict characteristics that indicate carcass yield and value in cattle and swine can also be used in live sheep, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists ...

Experts suggest grazing cows, sheep, ducks in forests

(Phys.org) -- Putting cows, sheep and other livestock into forests to graze could prove to be a valuable tool for New York woodland management, say Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) agriculture educators and colleagues ...

Australian sheep punched, stamped on and thrown: PETA

Footage showing sheep being violently abused by shearers—including being punched in the face and hit with tools—was condemned Friday by Australia's Agriculture Minister as "exceptional and cruel".

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