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Sheep, Ovis aries, NC2014.3

Physical Description

Lamb, breed New Zealand Romney. Mounted in a relaxed standing position with its head up and facing forward. The forelegs are straight, and the PL hind leg is slightly in front of the PR hind leg. The tail is hanging down at a 45 degree angle behind it with a slight kink in the end. Both ears are sticking straight out to the sides. Wool on the face is fluffy, with a patch of longer wool on the forehead.

Field Collection

Slinky - still born or died shortly after birth.


Mounted by: Dave Jacobs


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 490 x 240 x 560mm

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