Sooty and Sweep
The island of Soay, off the Western Isles of Scotland
Soay Sheep Facts
- These are intelligent, nimble animals with excellent mothering habits.
- Soay sheep have quirky behavioural traits and are lots of fun to watch.
- Rams have two horns which are extremely strong.
- They have naturally short tails and have a self shedding fleece.
- Soay Sheep can live for 10 to 12 years and weigh from 50-75 lbs.
These animals much prefer to eat weeds rather than grass!