John Muir


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78 Ram) 4 - 8 1/4 - Length from insertion of tail to mid horns 3 - 6 Height at shoulder 4 1/2 length tail 3 - 11 Girth 5 - 10 1/4 - Length from tail to nose 4 3/4 - 2 ears length & width 2 - 9 length around curve 1 - 4 circum (4 1/2 - 5 1/2) dia's [diameters] horns 2 - 5 1/2 across from tips tail taper to small point black Gen color light mouse grayer on sides & head darker on legs & belly muzzle dirty white yellowish large white patch on buttocks (Ewe white inside of legs & on belly

79 The most striking charactics of form are depth of shoulders flatness compactness of hind quarters ([dulled] off on hips.) & smallness & taperness of tail, smallness of ears The secret of hold on rocks the rubber like pads of hoofs Said to be very playful, when young. One pet amused itself jumping against the walls of the house, striking with its hoofs 6 or 7 feet up & bounding off Are lighter colored Lambs keep in centre of flock. After lambs large in summer they join flock with rams also

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Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.

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