A wild sheep (Ovis musimon), inhabiting the mountains of Sardinia, Corsica, etc. Its horns are very large, with a triangular base and rounded angles. It is supposed by some to be the original of the domestic sheep. Called also musimon or musmon.
wild sheep, Ovis musinon
wild short-fleeced mountain sheep of Corsica and Sardinia
a wild European sheep, Ovis musimon, indigenous to Sardinia and Corsica and "having large curving horns in the male," according to the Columbia Encyclopedia
The Mouflon is a species of wild sheep and as such is one of the Caprinae or "goat antelopes". It is thought to be one of the two ancestors for all modern domestic sheep breeds. It is red-brown with a dark back-stripe, light colored saddle patch and underparts.