Sheep are not always the passive creatures that one imagines in green pastures. Everyone who raises sheep will tell you, “Never turn your back on a ram.” Many have been seriously injured when they ignored this advice. The butting of rams seems almost ceremonial among them. They do it apparently to establish social rank, to get food, to get out of a gate, or to settle their differences. Sometimes they do it to gain attention.
Sheep have excellent peripheral vision. Their allow them to see almost 360 degrees. In fact, they can see behind themselves without turning their heads!
By nature, they will always seek light and higher ground in the pasture
They have an exceptional capacity to sense danger