Miss Potter's beloved Herdwick sheep were probably introduced by Norse settlers between the and centuries during the Viking invasions. She bequeathed fifteen farms to the National Trust, and per her instructions all continue to graze Herdwick flocks.
Ali Jarekji/REUTERS at the Jordan Zoo; jaguar mom Lolo enjoying a good wrestle (and occasional nibble) from her newborn cub. Unlike her spotted cub, Lolo possesses and exhibits more dark pigmentation than a typical jaguar.
Historically, this was the sheep breed raised by the Navajo for their woven rugs. The breed has one of the widest ranges of natural colors of any sheep breed. Navajo-Churro Sheep [someone else's caption]