Sheep are among the most iconic of all farmyard animals, and they have been domesticated for centuries. They are used for their meat, milk, and wool, and they are kept as pets and show animals. Sheep are social animals and they live in large herds. They are also very intelligent, and they have been shown to have the ability to recognize individual faces and remember them for long periods of time. Sheep are also very curious animals and they can be trained to do a variety of tasks. In this section, you'll find news, articles, and videos about sheep and the latest sheep-related research.
Bright and early on Thursday, PETA supporters will descend on the home of Project Lead the Way (PLTW) CEO David Dimmett to call for an end to the locally Bright and early on Thursday, PETA supporters will descend on the home of Project Lead the Way (PLTW) CEO David Dimmett to call for an end to the locally based science technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education company’s use of animal dissection in school science classes. PLTW has asked students to cut into the gruesome corpses of piglets who were torn from their mothers’ bodies in slaughterhouses as well as sheep’s hearts and brains, cows’ eyes, and pigs’ kidneys.
Among the many lemur species in Madagascar, the mouse lemur is one of the many endemic species that make up its distinctive biodiversity. The viruses now exhibit characteristics similar to lemur genes and are referred to as endogenous retroviruses (ERVs). The surprising relationship between some of the identified retroviruses and viruses found in other, very different mammals, like polar bears or domestic sheep, caught researchers off guard.
PETA sent a letter to District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen today, asking that she further San Francisco’s legacy as a vegan-friendly city by changing the PETA sent a letter to District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen today, asking that she further San Francisco’s legacy as a vegan-friendly city by changing the name of Wool Street to Vegan Wool Street. If Ronen and the mayor agree to the name change—whether it lasts “a week, a month, or forever”—PETA will happily pay for the new signage and donate 10 beautiful vegan wool coats for the city to distribute as it sees fit.
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