Lohi is a long-eared breed of sheep – Карельский зоопарк

Lohi is a long-eared breed of sheep

Class: Mammals

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Bovidae

Weight: 70-120 kg

Height: 75-90 cm

Body length: about 40 cm

Color: white or white with a blue tinge

Age of sexual maturity: 12-18 months

Gestation period: 143-150 days

Lifespan: approximately 29 years

Habitat range: found in southern Punjab in Pakistan and Rajasthan and Haryana in India.

Diet: vegetarian food

Did you know?

  • A distinctive feature is unusually long ears, which serve as a natural thermoregulator.
  • Lohi sheep are intelligent and social animals that enjoy interacting with humans. They can remember faces and voices, and even recognize them by name. Additionally, they communicate with each other through different sounds and gestures.
  • Lohi sheep are one of the oldest sheep breeds in the world. They are mentioned in ancient Roman sources, where they were described as highly valuable animals due to their soft and warm wool.