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List of domestic animals

Animals that have been tamed or modified by people.

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Ass

An ass is another name for a donkey.
An ass is also a slang word for your buttocks.

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Ewe

A ewe is a female sheep.

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Mule

Photo of a mule
Photo by Nick Richards
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A mule is what you get when you cross a male donkey with a female horse. All male mules and most female mules are infertile.
Mules make good working animals as they inherit many of the good traits from both donkeys and horses.

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Ox

Photo of a pair of oxen.
Photo by R. M. Calamar
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An ox, also called a bullock, is a cow that is used as a work animal, usually for pulling things like carts and ploughs. The plural of ox is oxen. Oxen are typically yoked together in pairs to pull things.

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Pony

A pony is a small horse. They must be no more than 14.2 hands high (58 inches or 150cm) at the top of their shoulder (withers).

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Ram

Photo of a ram.
Photo by Kjell Olsen
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A ram is a male sheep.

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Sow

A sow is a female pig.

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