Canon EOS 50D, @115mm, 1/1250sec, f/5.6, ISO-640
Location: Sneek, Netherlands, Europe on June 2/2012

The Group – Gallery of Art & Photography July 19/2012
Pets Are Us July 14/2012
Even-toedUngulates July 8/2012

Do you like my Coat?
Sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammals typically kept as livestock. Like all ruminants, sheep are members of the order Artiodactyla, the even-toed ungulates. Although the name “sheep” applies to many species in the genus Ovis, in everyday usage it almost always refers to Ovis aries. Numbering a little over one billion, domestic sheep are also the most numerous species of sheep.
Sheep are most likely descended from the wild mouflon of Europe and Asia. One of the earliest animals to be domesticated for agricultural purposes, sheep are raised for fleece, meat and milk. A sheep’s wool is the most widely used animal fiber, and is usually harvested by shearing.
Source: Wikipedia

Hey, my name is Jo and you are
Welcome at my Gallery
My Artist Name Jokus means, that my Art is signed with a Kiss (kus) from Me (Jo)
I live & work in The Netherlands and my passion is to go for long photo shoots in nature, the beauty on Mother Earth is so very wonderful and its a great pleasure to share it with you all.
Wish you a Happy Day and Take Care,
A Kiss from Jo (Jokus ;-)

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  • Debbie Robbins
    Debbie Robbinsover 2 years ago

    Stunning image!!! love it… and thanks so much for the info!!! :)))

  • Thank you so much Debbie for the kind comment, glad you enjoy;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeover 2 years ago

    I like your face.

  • Thank you so much Kay for the Feature, happy to share it with the group;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 2 years ago

    Looks like it is shearing time, great close up

  • Thank you so much Bro for the kind comment, glad you enjoy;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Johanna26
    Johanna26over 2 years ago

    Terrific capture Jo …

  • Thank you so much Johanna for the great comment and Fav, glad you enjoy;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    haha..looks cosy ;-)

    Click the banner to take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Thanks Derek for the welcome in the group!
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Kanages Ramesh
    Kanages Rameshover 2 years ago

    What’s there not to like? It’s sheep and not expensive.

  • Thank you so much Ramesh for the great comment and fav, glad you enjoy;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 2 years ago

    How cute!!!!

  • Thank you so much Lorilee for the kind comment and fav, glad you enjoy;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 2 years ago

    Don’t forget to enter our Eye Contact of the Ungulate Challenge :o)

  • Thanks Lorilee for the invite, yes love to enter the challenge;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much Marie for the feature, wow so super, happy;)))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaover 2 years ago

    Excellent Image! 07/19/2012

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  • Thank you so much Deborah for the feature, this is great and happy with it;))
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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