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Photo: Woolly Sheep Titirangi Bay Marlborough South Island New Zealand

A woolly sheep looks directly at the camera at the Titirangi Bay Campground in Marlborough on the South Island of New Zealand. These animals are usually livestock and are kept on farms but you can find wild sheep in some countries as well.

Sheep are common all over the world - almost every country has at least one species of sheep that they breed and raise and this one was found at the Titirangi Bay Campground in Marlborough on the South Island of New Zealand. Sheep are the oldest domesticated animal and even in the Bible it is written that the shepherds had herds of sheep to tend to.

Sheep have a number of uses, depending what they are kept for and who is raising them. They can be used for their meat, milk, but mostly their wool. They have also played a big role in science in the past years and the first ever animal to be completely cloned was Dolly the Sheep.

Raising and breeding of domestic sheep is one of the most widely practiced professions in countries like Australia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. ... continue below the picture...


Woolly Sheep Titirangi Bay Marlborough South Island New Zealand

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Woolly Sheep Titirangi Bay Marlborough South Island New Zealand
Photo of a sheep at the campground in Titirangi Bay, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.

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... Although the number of farmers practicing the farming of sheep has greatly fluctuated in recent years due to changes in the world around us, sheep farming is still alive and well in some countries and cultures.

Domestic sheep can be a variety of colours; this sheep clearly has a white body and an oatmeal colour fleece. They can also have a black and white fleece or completely black.

Sheep in Titirangi Bay Campground, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/400 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 400mm.

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Woolly Sheep Titirangi Bay Marlborough South Island New Zealand
A woolly sheep looks directly at the camera at the Titirangi Bay Campground in Marlborough on the South Island of New Zealand. These animals are usually livestock and are kept on farms but you can find wild sheep in some countries as well.
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Rolf Hicker Photography
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