Loghtan sheep (Ovis aries)

Manx National Heritage

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    • Have you ever seen a sheep with four horns before? The loghtan (or loaghtan as it's sometimes spelled) was an ancient breed of sheep. It became endangered in the 19th century because the wool industry found it difficult to dye its dark wool. Luckily, thanks to enthusiasts on the Isle of Man and in England, the breed is now doing well.
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