Animal Species

Barbados Blackbelly Sheep
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They can turn their ears to the direction of a sound which seems to arrive at each ear at slightly different times. Barbados blackbelly sheep are considered to be resistant to internal parasites.

Sponsors
The Mountain Family
Habitat
Grasslands; originated in West Africa and evolved on island of Barbados (Caribbean
Weight
100-125 pounds
Lifespan
10-12 years
Diet
Grasses, herbs, legumes, weeds and shrubs
Reproduction
2-3 lambs after a 5 month gestation
Conservation Status
Not Evaluated
Threats
Wild predators