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Both are common in hoofed animals, including wild and domesticated sheep.
Soay are smaller than your average domesticated sheep and the males (rams) develop full curl horns and very often a striking dark mane.
From this approach, we have learned, for example, that the ability to digest milk as adults evolved within the last 10,000 years - and several times - in cultures that domesticated sheep, goats, or cattle.
Conservation wardens and police on joint patrols also seized the bodies of some wild goats and six mouflons, which are believed to be the ancestor of the modern domesticated sheep.
Soay sheep, with brown coats and curling rams' horns, resemble early forms of domesticated sheep and have roamed for several thousand years on the archipelago, "a group of godforsaken rocks halfway to Iceland," Coulson says.