Blue Lamb

The Blue Sheep (Pseudois nayaur) is a medium-sized ungulate (hoofed) mammal. It is also called the Bharal or the Himalayan Blue Sheep. It is a caprid. It is native to the Himalayan mountains in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, and Pakistan.

The female is pregnant for 5 months, before giving birth to one live young. The young, called a lamb, has grey-brown fur. When it is an adult, it gets its blue-grey fur. 

Blue Sheep (lamb)

Two of the photographed baby Blue Sheep are one month old, born between 4-17 July 2019. The third lamb is 4 days old born on 12 August 2019. They were all born at the Paris Zoo. 

Blue Sheep (lamb)
Blue Sheep (lamb)
Blue Sheep (lamb)
Blue Sheep (mother and lamb)
Blue Sheep (mother and 4 day old lamb)
Blue Sheep (4 day old lamb)
Blue Sheep (mother and lamb)
Blue Sheep (lamb)

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

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