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The mouflons of the Kerguelen archipelago
...onstructing the genetic history of a population of mouflons
descended from a single pair, the researchers demo...decided to offer residents the opportunity to hunt mouflons
(a type of wild sheep). A pair of Corsican mouflons
was imported from the Vincennes Zoo in Paris. In...
Remote sheep population resists genetic drift
...e Haute Island mouflon descended from two Corsican mouflons
taken from the Vincennes Zoo in Paris in 1957. Mouflon are a hardy and fecund species of sheep, with the ewes able to produce an average of more than five offspring in a four-year lifespan. The Haute Island mouflon population peaked around 700 in the...