• Lambs at the Farm

    2 years ago - By Minnesota Zoo

    The Minnesota Zoo's 20th annual Farm Babies event is well underway - and the arrival of a new Shetland lamb this past weekend is making the event even cuter! Domestic sheep are hooved mammals with woolly coats. Closely related to goats, they are "ruminants," or animals that chew their cud. Sheep are grazing herbivores, eating grasses, weeds, herbs, and shrubs. On farms, they typically also eat corn, oats, barley, and wheat. Sheep are able to survive with only minimal water supplies but must have some salt in their diets. Sheep, which are social animals living in flocks, live on all...
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