Safari Ltd Safari Farm Collection Black Sheep
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Unlike many other animals, white coloration in sheep is a dominant gene, rather than a recessive gene or mutation like albinism and leucism. Therefore, black sheep are fairly rare, occurring in about 25% of cases when two white sheep that carry the recessive black gene produce offspring.
- Scientific Name: Ovis aries
- Characteristics: This woolly black sheep figure is putting his best foot forward. Finely detailed to accurately represent the crimped curly wool of sheep, each figure is individually hand painted and unique.
- Size and Color: Our black sheep figure is 3 ¼ inches long and 3 inches high, or about the size of a standard deck of playing cards stood on its side. This sheep features the rare black wool coat seen in very few sheep.
- The Black Sheep is part of the Safari Farm collection.
- All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.
Recommended Age: 3+
Size in cm: 8 L x 3.5 W x 7.5 H
Size in inches: 3.15 L x 1.38 W x 2.95 H
Since 1982, it has been our passion and privilege to make learning fun for children. Our hand-painted learning toys, from dinosaurs to wild animal toys; make the wonders of the world easy to grasp both physically and cognitively. Safari Ltd® mythical creatures take young minds on fanciful journeys that unleash the imagination and promote creative thinking.